This program is 29 minutes long
(State College, Pennsylvania: Ron Allen) The Penn State University sex abuse scandal involving Jerry Sandusky updated; details given about the decision to place assistant football coach Mike McQueary, who reported an incident of abuse, on leave and the appointment of Merck CEO/Penn State alum Ken Frazier to lead an internal investigation; ABC interview with one victim’s mother shown. [New university president Rodney ERICKSON- comments.]
(Studio: Savannah Guthrie) Report introduced.
(State College, Pennsylvania: Michael Isikoff) Sandusky’s Second Mile charity for disadvantaged children, where he met some of his victims, examined; details given of questions about whether the charity, including director Jack Raykovitz, protected him; statement quoted. [In 2007, SANDUSKY – talks about the charity.] [Former Second Mile participant Troy CRAIG- recalls Sandusky making him uncomfortable.] [Second Mile board member Franco HARRIS – reacts to the charity’s response to allegations.] [Pennsylvania Governor Tom CORBETT- wonders what the charity knew.]
(Washington: Tom Costello) The kidnapping in Venezuela of Washington Nationals baseball player Wilson Ramos featured; details given about the increase in kidnappings for ransom under President Hugo Chavez. [Via Skype, family friend Marfa MATA- says he is a hero in the community.] [By phone, “Washington Post” Juan FORERO- says most kidnappings that come out with a happy ending is because the families or companies have paid.] [Former hostage negotiator Christopher VOSS- says the kidnappers view him as having value alive.]
(New York: Kevin Tibbles) Hopes for luck with weddings, babies and lotteries on 11-11-11 featured; scenes shown of 11 marriages in Times Square and weddings around the world, a celebration in Germany; excerpts shown from the horror movie “11 11 11” and from “Spinal Tap.” [BRIDE, new FATHER – comment.] [Numerologist to the stars Glynis McCANTS- says 11-11-11 is a launch to whatever you want to achieve.] [Wake Forest University Eric CARLSON- says he doesn’t think there is anything significant to the numbers.]
(Tustin, California: Miguel Almaguer) The buyveteran.com organization that promotes companies with military roots featured. [Crab Cooker owner/Navy veteran Jim WASKO- says the discipline, work ethic and honor you learn in the military translates well into the civilian work force.] [WOMAN – comments.] [National Veteran-Owned Business Assn. Rich McCORMACK- says the website will pull up all local veteran business owners in your zip code.] [National Veteran-Owned Business Assn. Chris HALE- notes big corporations use veteran-owned businesses in their supply programs because it’s good for their bottom line.] [Subway franchise owner/veteran Don JOHNSTON- says people want to support a troop.] [Consultant Chris CANGELOSI- says it’s important for the community of veterans.]