This program is 29 minutes long
(Cairo: Richard Engel) The uprising against military rule and Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak’s successor, Hussein Tantawi, featured; scenes shown of fighting in the streets, Tantawi’s burning effigy, 3 American college students who were detained, the demonstration; details given about the US backing of the Egyptian military. [WOMAN – says the army is attacking the Egyptians.]
(The Weather Channel: Jim Cantore) The forecast for messy weather for Thanksgiving travelers featured; maps shown.
(White House: Kristen Welker) The campaigning in New Hampshire by President Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney featured; details given about the response to Romney's ad criticizing Obama and the race between Romney and Newt Gingrich; ad shown; scenes shown of Occupy protestors yelling at Obama. [OBAMA – says send Congress a message.]
(Washington: Kelly O’Donnell) A possible compromise by Congress after the supercommittee failed on a debt deal featured; details given about the pending expiration of unemployment benefits and the payroll tax cut; response from Speaker of the House John Boehner quoted. [President OBAMA – pushes Congress to act.] [Americans for Prosperity Tim PHILLIPS- says now is not the time to raise taxes.]
(State College, Pennsylvania: Peter Alexander) New child sex abuse allegations against former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky reviewed; details given of questions about why authorities waited to arrest Sandusky and possible obstruction of justice charges against The Second Mile charity.
(Studio: Rehema Ellis) The expansion of the SAT cheating scandal involving Long Island high school students featured; scenes shown of students under arrest. [Nassau County district attorney Kathleen RICE- comments on the investigation that impacts colleges and college-bound students.] [Great Neck North High School student Shon SHALIT- says every SAT grade from our school is going to have be taken with a grain of salt.] [Student’s ATTORNEY – says it is not a criminal matter.]
(New York: Robert Bazell) Study findings on the BPA levels in canned foods reviewed; details given about the dispute over the danger of constant exposure; statement from the North American Metal Packaging Alliance quoted. [Canned food user Iris WILLIAMS- says it’s easy and inexpensive.] [Harvard School of Public Health Jenny CARWILE- suggests avoiding canned foods to reduce BPA.]
(New York: Anne Thompson) Skepticism over whether Mary Napoli’s video showing the mess in her living room after her 2 young sons got hold of a bag of flour is real featured; video shown. [NAPOLI – says she had to videotape it because nobody would believe her.]