This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: Tom Costello) The bankruptcy filing by American Airlines examined; details given about the concerns of passengers. [American CEO Thomas HORTON- says we will make the company successful.] [PASSENGER – reacts.] [“Travel + Leisure” editor Mark ORWOLL- says most of us aren’t going to notice any difference.] [Former American CEO Robert CRANDALL- says American will remain a strong and viable competitor.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) The fire alarm situation explained.
(Washignton: Lisa Myers) Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain’s reassessment of his campaign following allegations from Ginger White†† she had a 13-year affair with him featured; Cain’s statement quoted; details given about support for Cain following earlier sexual harassment accusations. [WHITE – says she didn’t want to come out with this.] [Fox News host Mike HUCKABEE†- says this is the most damaging allegation to date.] [Former Speaker of the House Newt GINGRICH – says it’s a difficult situation.] [On the “Late Show with David Letterman,” CAIN – says they are all lying.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(White House: Chuck Todd) The impact of the Cain development on the Republican field featured; details given about the campaigns of Gingrich, Mitt Romney and President Obama.
(Studio: Brian Williams; White House: Chuck Todd) Texas Governor Rick Perry’s latest flub in which he got the voting age and the date of the election wrong discussed. [PERRY – asks for the support of those who are 21 by November 12.]
(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The storming of the British embassy in Tehran by the Basij militia after Britain cut off dealings with Iran’s central bank because of nuclear activities reviewed; scenes shown; footage shown of the 1979 takeover of the American embassy; details given about other tensions within Iran. [President OBAMA – says the Iranian government has a responsibility to protect diplomatic outposts.] [In Tehran, NBC’s Ali AROUZI – says we have to assume incidents like this have tacit approval from the top.] [Woodrow Wilson International Center Haleh ESFANDIARI- says Iran is feeling isolated.] [Former undersecretary of state Nicholas BURNS- comments on the power struggle between Ayatollah Khamenei and President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.]
(Edinburg, Texas: Mark Potter) The tracking of drug traffickers from Mexico by helicopters over Texas featured; scenes shown of vehicles speeding down streets and driving into the Rio Grande. [Texas Department of Public Safety Capt. Stacy HOLLAND- says the aggression has increased; states it’s important for our citizens to be aware of how porous our borders are.] [Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Johnny PRINCE- says we have had a lot of guns pointed at us.]
(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The storming of the British embassy in Tehran by the Basij militia today and the takeover of the American embassy by student protestors in 1979 reviewed.
(New York: Anne Thompson) The mystery surrounding Connecticut money managers Greg Skidmore, Brandon Lacoff and Tim Davidson, who won the Powerball Lottery, examined; footage shown of previous lottery winners; details given of a claim from friend Tom Gladstone that the men were fronting for the real winner. [Gas station GUY – comments.]