This program is 29 minutes long
(White House: Kristen Welker) The investigation into the Secret Service prostitution scandal in Colombia updated; details given about the ouster of 3 people and the argument between an agent and a prostitute over money; scenes shown of the Hotel Caribe in Cartagena. [Representative Peter KING – says they’re trying to locate the 11 women.] [NBC correspondent Mark POTTER – recounts his interview with cab driver Jose Pena.] [Representative Nancy PELOSI, Senator Harry REID – react.] [Senator Jeff SESSIONS- says presidents are to be held responsible.] [White House press secretary Jay CARNEY – responds to Sessions.] The White House defense of Secret Service director Mark Sullivan noted.
(New York: Ron Allen) New clues in the disappearance of 6-year-old Etan Patz in 1979 examined; scenes shown of investigators on the New York City block where he vanished; details given about plans to dig up a basement floor and the questioning of a local handyman. [FBI spokesman Tim FLANNELLY- says we are optimistic we can bring some closure to the investigation.] [In 1979, mother Julie PATZ; in 1983, father Stanley PATZ- wonder about their son.] [Neighbor Judy REDDY- says after that day there was no more walking to the bus stop.] [Resident Sean SWEENEY- reacts.]
(Washington: Lisa Myers) The crash of a small plane into the Gulf of Mexico after flying in circles reported; map shown.
(London Heathrow Airport: Nancy Snyderman) The resurgence of measles examined; CDC figures cited; details given about the symptoms, the role of global travel in spreading the virus and the outbreak in Indianapolis linked to the Super Bowl. [National Institutes of Health Dr. Anthony FAUCI- says the threat of measles is still a real and present danger.] [Massachusetts General Hospital Dr. Mark PASTERNACK- comments on parents’ reluctance to immunize their children.]
(Washington: Chuck Todd) The findings of a new NBC News/"Wall Street Journal" poll indicating that while President Obama leads over Mitt Romney it could be a close election examined; poll numbers cited; details given about the likability gap. [ROMNEY, OBAMA – campaign.] The popularity of Obama’s and Romney’s spouses noted.
(Washington: Lisa Myers) Summitt’s decision to step down due to her early onset dementia featured; scenes shown of her coaching through the years. [SUMMITT – says it has a been a great ride; says hopefully we can have a good fight.] [Former Georgetown University men’s basketball coach John THOMPSON, former UT player Ashley ROBINSON- talk about Pat.] [“Washington Post” Sally JENKINS- says Pat’s not afraid of anything.]
(Key West, Florida: Anne Thompson) The preservation of coral reefs because they may yield new treatments for diseases featured; details given about the drugs Ara-C and Halaven, which are derived from sea sponges. [Nature Conservancy Stephanie WEAR- says we’re turning the chemicals into drugs to save lives.] [Leukemia survivor Arden O'CONNOR- says she didn’t assume the ocean would have anything to do with her cancer.] [Eisai Dr. Edward SUH- notes the advantage of making a drug from a natural product.]