This program is 29 minutes long
(Detroit: Phil LeBeau) GM’s comeback 2 years after being bailed out reviewed; details given about the restructuring and sales in China. [GM worker Dave GRAY- thanks the government for saving the auto industry.] [GM CFO Daniel AMMANN- says we’re beginning to see the benefits of the actions we’re taking.] [Barclay’s Capital Brian JOHNSON- says Detroit is operating like the rest of industrial America.]
(Novi, Michigan: Ron Mott) Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum’s lead over Mitt Romney in Romney’s home state of Michigan featured; Romney’s anti-Santorum ad shown; “Detroit News” poll cited. [SANTORUM – says he was a conservative senator.] [Former Governor John ENGLER- says the Romney campaign didn’t assume they would win it easily.] [Governor Rick SNYDER- endorses Romney.] [ROMNEY – speaks about the auto industry.]
(Studio: Brian Williams; Washington: Chuck Todd) Romney’s vulnerability in Michigan and his position on the auto industry discussed.
(Washington: Kelly O’Donnell) The outrage over the House hearing about contraception in which only men were at the witness table reviewed; details recalled about the fight over whether religious-based employers must provide coverage for birth control. [Representatives Carolyn MALONEY, Nancy PELOSI, Delegate Eleanor HOLMES NORTON- object to the lack of women on the panel.] [Representative Darrell ISSA- says no man or woman should be forced to betray that faith.] [Supporter of presidential candidate Rick Santorum Foster FRIESS- says gals put Bayer aspirin between their knees for contraception.] [Pew Research Center president Andrew KOHUT- explains why this could help the Republican Party by wooing Catholics in swing states.]
(Washington: Tom Costello) Concerns about arsenic in baby formula and cereal bars that contain brown rice products examined. [2 PARENTS – react.] [Children’s National Medical Center Dr. Jerome PAULSON- says “natural” doesn’t mean it’s safe, healthy or good for you.] [Consumers Union Ami GADHIA- says it’s time for the government to set standards to lower levels of arsenic and lead.]
(Studio: Nancy Snyderman) The question of when the elderly should stop driving examined; statistics on accidents involving drivers age 65 and older cited; map shown of states with tougher requirements. [Tom and Cynthia GAMBA, her father “RALPH” – talk about having the conversation, safety issues, the requirements in Pennsylvania.] [AARP Amy GOYER- suggests riding along and observing.] How to know when the time has come discussed.
(Central Falls, Rhode Island: Chelsea Clinton) A program to improve reading in Rhode Island schools that involves public and charter schools working together featured; scenes shown from Veterans Memorial Elementary School in Central Falls, Rhode Island; statistics on reading level cited. [STUDENT – explains the retelling strategy.] [Teacher Nancy CHENARD- notes sometimes public school teachers perceive charters as a threat.]