This program is 29 minutes long
(Chicago: Robert Bazell) Research showing a higher death rate among women who take supplements, including multi-vitamins, examined; details given about the 19-year study of older women; statement from the Council for Responsible Nutrition quoted. [University of Minnesota School of Public Health Dr. Jaakko MURSU-says we don’t know what is the reason.] [Supplement user Nancy GRIPPO- says we don’t get the nutrition we need from the foods we eat.] [UH Case Medical Center Lisa CIMPERMAN- says vitamin deficiencies are relatively rare in the US.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Live in-studio interview held with NBC Universal chief medical officer Dr. Tanya Benenson about women and supplements. [BENENSON – notes the problem starts when you get into excessive mega-doses of things you’re not deficient; says you have to be careful of metals.]
(Cairo: Richard Engel) A new wave of violence in Egypt between minority Christians and the Muslim army featured; scenes shown from Cairo of the unrest, including funerals, fighting and military vehicles; details given about the burning of a Christian church by Islamic radicals and distrust of the ruling military.
(New York: Mara Schiavocampo) The spread of the Occupy Wall Street movement against the economic system to cities across the country featured; scenes shown of schoolchildren joining the demonstration in New York City, protestors at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC being targeted with pepper spray, arrests in Des Moines and Representative John Lewis being denied a request to speak at a rally in Atlanta; details given about support for the protestors from Ben and Jerry’s. [GIRL – says she wants to make the world a better place.] [New York City teacher Kristen TAYLOR- cites education issues.] [Occupy Atlanta Tim FRANZEN- says we’re here for the long haul.] [67-year-old Pat REED- comments on losing her life savings.] [University of Virginia Larry SABATO- says they have got to focus on jobs.] Financial support for the movement noted.
(Washington: Chuck Todd) An attack on Mitt Romney's Mormon faith featured; scenes shown of Romney campaigning in New Hampshire; attack ad from Texas Governor Rick Perry shown. [First Baptist Church of Dallas Rev. Robert JEFFRESS- says Mormonism is a cult.] [ROMNEY – responds.] [The Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission Richard LAND- comments on the objections of orthodox Christians to the Book of Mormon.] Herman Cain’s surge in the polls noted; clips from his Atlanta radio talk show played. [CAIN – says if asked who is the president of Ubeki-beki-beki-beki-stan-stan he will say he doesn’t know.]
(Seattle: Tom Costello) The risk of using electronic devices during airplane flights examined; details given about interference from video screens and internal chips of mobile devices; photos shown of a wrecked plane that may have crashed due to the pilot’s cell phone call. [PASSENGER – comments.] [Boeing technical engineer Bruce DONHAM- notes turning on a cell phone may affect an aircraft system.] [Boeing’s Dave CARSON- says there is no conclusive evidence that electronics have contributed to a crash or serious incident.]
(Crystal Lake, Illinois: Ron Allen) The community effort to help out Nick’s Pizza in Illinois after owner Nick Sarillo sent out an e-mail asking customers to come because he was facing foreclosure, featured; his e-mail quoted; details given about the impact of the recession on Nick’s business. [SARILLO – says it was scary.] [Server Mary KOWALSKI- says we were packed.] [2 CUSTOMERS – comment.] [4-year-old Harper Kenny’s mom Laurel KENNY- comments on her daughter’s contribution.]