This program is 29 minutes long
(Capitol: Pete Williams) The FBI’s arrest of Amine el-Khalifi, who was planning to carry out a suicide bombing at the Capitol, featured; scenes shown of agents at Khalifi’s home; courtroom sketches by Dana Verkouteren shown; details given about Khalifi’s plan involving a suicide vest and the FBI sting operation. [NBC terrorism analyst Roger CRESSEY- says he wanted to be the martyr.] [Representative Peter KING- says his intention was to shoot Capitol police and go in and set off the vest.] The concern about single-person aspirational terrorist events discussed.
(Damascus: Bill Neely) The fighting in Syria between the rebels government forces featured; scenes shown of tanks in Homs and Daraa, a building collapsing, a general denying there are tanks, arrests in Damascus; details given about desertions by soldiers who join the Free Syrian Army. [PROTESTOR – says Syrian President Bashir al-Assad will go.]
(Washington: Tom Costello) The discovery that Google has been tracking internet use through Apple’s Safari browser on iPhones and computers featured; Apple statement quoted; details given about the lack of internet privacy laws. ["Wall Street Journal" technology consultant Ashkan SOLTANI- says Google had a near-monopoly on tracking.] [3 PEOPLE – react.] [MSNBC.com Bob SULLIVAN- says there’s a lot of money in knowing who and where we are and what we want to buy.]
(The Weather Channel: Jim Cantore) The forecast for severe weather along the Gulf Coast and the Southeast featured; maps shown.
(New York: Chris Jansing) A study showing that brain scans can detect autism in children as young as 6 months reviewed; details given about the warning signs. [Autistic child’s mother Tracie SANDERLIN- worries.] [University of North Carolina Dr. Joseph PIVEN- says the wiring of the brain was different.] [Autism Speaks Dr. Geri DAWSON- says the goal is to reduce the symptoms or prevent the syndrome from developing.] [Washington University School of Medicine Dr. Kelly BOTTERON- says it’s years away until we can use it.]
(No location given: Al Roker) Exclusive interview held with singer Aretha Franklin about Whitney. [FRANKLIN – says no one could forecast the monumental success; describes how she will remember her.]
(Brooklyn, New York: Anne Thompson) Pierre Dulaine’s Dancing Classrooms program that teaches civility and respect to 5th grade students through ballroom dancing featured; scenes shown from Brooklyn’s P.S. 160. [DULAINE – comments on being face-to-face; says we are teaching life lessons.] [Principal Margaret RUSSO- says on the dance floor we’re one community.] [Student Kevin LIN- says you get used to holding a girl.] [Teacher Jean-Marie KENNEDY- explains how it can be used in the classroom.]