This program is 28 minutes long
(Capitol Hill: Kelly O'Donnell) The apparent failure of the Congressional supercommittee set up to slash the federal deficit examined; details given about the mission of the 12-member group and how it hit a brick wall over taxes. [Committee members Senator Patty MURRAY, Representative Jeb HENSARLING, Senators John KERRY, Max BAUCUS, Pat TOOMEY, Jon KYL - comment on committee efforts and options.]
(White House: Mike Viqueira) The Republican presidential candidates at an Iowa faith and family forum examined; scenes shown of the social conservatives telling stories about personal hardships; details given about the GOP field led by Mitt Romney, who skipped Iowa. [Herman CAIN - recounts learning about cancer.] [Rick SANTORUM - talks about his daughter.] Jon Huntsman shown on "Saturday Night Live." ["Hotline on Call" editor Reid WILSON- questions former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich.] The criticism from Democrat Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel of Republicans especially Romney noted.
(New York: Anne Thompson) The police response to the occupy movement at the University of California at Davis featured; scenes shown of the campus police firing pepper spray on peaceful protesters; details given of the response of the college administration. [Chancellor Linda KATEHI- comments.] [New York University Stephen DUNCOMBE- comments on the protests against inequality.] [In Iowa, former Speaker of the House Newt GINGRICH - criticizes the movement.]
(Cairo: Richard Engel) Violent slashes in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, against military control featured; scenes shown of the demonstrations, police firing tear gas and soldiers clearing the square later with Egyptians later returning; details given about martial law and how protesters want democracy.
(State College: Jay Gray) More questions about the sex abuse scandal at Penn State University examined; details given about the board of trustees that did not discuss the problem and the NCAA investigation on the control over the athletic program. [Interim athletic director David JOYNER - says he did not know the story until March.] [Former Penn State professor Ron SMITH - says this is an insular institution.] [STUDENT - worries.] [University career service director Jeff GARIS- defends the school's integrity.]
(Los Angeles: Ayman Mohyeldin) A new look into the mysterious 1981 drowning death of actress Natalie Wood presented; scenes shown of the boat today; details given about the speculations about a love triangle between actors Wood, Robert Wagner and Christopher Walken. [Splendour owner Ron NELSON - shows the boat.] [Private investigator John NAZARIN- asks about the boat and the accident.] [On "48 Hours," witness Marilyn WAYNE - recounts what she heard that night.] [Found body, Doug BOMBARD- thinks it was an accident.]
(New York: Craig Melvin) The anticipation of holidays sales starting on Black Friday weekend featured; scenes shown of shoppers and ads. [NPD Group analyst Marshall COHEN- comments on the early bird philosophy.] [Walmart Carlton SMITH, worker Lilia CAINE- offer differing opinions on working Thanksgiving.]
(Sichuan, China: Adrienne Mong) The 10-year panda census in China featured; scenes shown of the habitat for the bears in Sichuan; details given about the human threats and mating habits to the pandas's future.