This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: Lisa Myers) The sexual harassment charges overshadowing Herman Cain’s presidential campaign featured; details given about allegations from a third woman and the settlements paid to 2 other women; scenes shown of Cain admonishing the press. [Accuser’s attorney Joel BENNETT- states Cain violated the confidentiality agreement.] [Mississippi Governor Haley BARBOUR- says let’s get all the facts out.] [CAIN – says there are factions that are trying to destroy me and this campaign.] Cain’s accusation that an advisor for Texas Governor Rick Perry leaked the initial story noted.
(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) Sexual harassment in the workplace examined; the rise in complaints from men cited; 1991 footage of the Anita Hill vs. Clarence Thomas case shown; details given about the case involving New York Knicks manager Isiah Thomas, who was accused of making advances to Anucha Browne Sanders. [National Women’s Law Center Marcia GREENBERGER- says the number of complaints is the tip of the iceberg.] [October 12, 2011, HILL – says the problem still exists.] [Former EEOC commissioner Mary Frances BERRY- says more people are aware of what is appropriate and inappropriate in the workplace.] [On the street, WOMAN – comments.]
(Studio: Stephanie Gosk) The impact of the debt crisis in Greece on the global economy examined; scenes shown of world leaders assembling in Cannes and protests in Greece; details given about Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou’s call for a referendum on a bailout deal. [Mesirow Financial economist Diane SWONK- notes the fear of a run on banks in Europe that spreads to the US.]
(Oakland, California: Miguel Almaguer) The Occupy Wall Street movement updated; scenes shown of demonstrations in Oakland, California, where protestors took to the streets in a city-wide strike and Marine Scott Olsen was injured in last week’s clash with police, veterans marching through Wall Street in New York, the police presence in Philadelphia. [Los Angeles protestor Darren DANKS, Oakland protestor Sean BREWER, health care WORKER, union leader Garry HORROCKS, veteran Bryant BAILEY- comment.]
(Studio: Rehema Ellis) The success of schools in Shanghai, China examined; details given about how Shanghai students compare to American students on international exams and to students in rural China. [STUDENT – says he wants to have a better future.] [Peking University High School Jiang XUEJIN- says students are taught from an early age how to beat tests.]
(Washington: Tom Costello) The awarding of the Congressional Gold Medal to Japanese-Americans who volunteered to serve in World War II while many of their families and friends were sent to internment camps featured; footage/photos shown of the decorated 442nd Regimental Combat Team made up of Nisei. [Former soldier George SAKATO- recalls his service.] [Former soldier Grant ICHIKAWA- says we wanted to prove we are loyal Americans.] [Former soldier Senator Daniel INOUYE- offers thanks for this recognition.]