This program is 29 minutes long
(Supreme Court: Pete Williams) The Supreme Court’s agreement to decide whether President Obama’ health care law requiring all Americans to buy health insurance is Constitutional featured; scenes shown of protests. [Republican presidential candidate Mitt ROMNEY – says Obamacare is wrong.] [Lawyer for opponents Jay SEKULOW- wonders where is the position where Congress oversteps its bounds.] [Maryland attorney general Doug GANSLER- says we all need to see a doctor at some point.] [Supreme Court expert Tom GOLDSTEIN- speculates on how the Court will rule.]
(Washington: Kelly O’Donnell) A new challenge for Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain’s campaign after he stumbled over a question about Libya during a meeting with “Milwaukee Journal Sentinel” editors featured; details given about the interview with his wife, Gloria, in which she defended him against sexual harassment claims. [CAIN - rambles.] [On Fox News, G. CAIN – comments on allegations from Sharon Bialek.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Cain’s remark about extremist American Muslims noted.
(State College, Pennsylvania: Peter Alexander) The fallout from the child sex abuse scandal at Penn State University involving former football coach Jerry Sandusky featured; assistant coach Mike McQueary’s e-mail about witnessing Sandusky abusing a boy quoted; details given about the resignation of Jack Raykovitz as CEO of The Second Mile charity and about the bail arrangement set by Judge Leslie Dutchcot; scenes shown of coach Joe Paterno’s wife with well-wishers. [On “Meet the Press,” Pennsylvania Governor Tom CORBETT- says McQueary did not meet a moral obligation.] [Second Mile board of trustees attorney Lynne ABRAHAM- says we don’t know whether this organization can be saved.] [Victim’s attorney Ben ANDREOZZI- comments on a lawsuit against the university.] The announcement that Paterno’s name will be removed from the Big Ten championship trophy noted.
(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(State College, Pennsylvania: Michael Isikoff) Sandusky’s involvement with The Second Mile examined; details given about the investigation into whether there was cover-up after Raykovitz was told about Sandusky showering with boys. [New Second Mile director David WOODLE– comments on the internal review.] [In 1987, SANDUSKY – says he loves being around kids and he enjoys the personal contact.]
(New York: Robert Bazell) A promising experimental treatment for heart failure using stem cells examined; details given about how the procedure to replace damaged muscle works. [University of Louisville Dr. Roberto BOLLI- says this will be one of the biggest advances in cardiovascular medicine.] [Heart patient Mike JONES – comments on his improvement.]
(Leogane, Haiti: Nancy Snyderman) 12-year-old Rachel Wheeler, who raised money to help build homes for earthquake victims in Haiti after hearing a presentation by Food for the Poor’s Robin Mahfood, featured; scenes shown of Rachel delivering supplies to Haitian children. [WHEELER – says you have to make it happen.] [MAHFOOD – says we’re bringing the people from the tent city to a concrete home.]