This program is 29 minutes long
(New York: Elaine Quijano) The arrival of blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng in the US where he will study law at the New York University featured; details given about his advocacy role in China and his treatment before his escape to the US embassy in Beijing that led to negotiations. [Brookings Inst. Ken LIEBERTHAL- says there was a satisfactory outcome; comments on this good news in the US-China relationship.]
(Chicago: Bill Plante) President Obama's summit with the NATO alliance about the long war in Afghanistan featured; details given about the specific issues, including Pakistan's blockade of the border after a friendly fire incident. [OBAMA - talks about ending the war.] [Pakistani ambassador to the US Sherry RAYMOND- says an apology is merited and we want a stable Afghanistan.]
(Kabul: Allen Pizzey) The culture of corruption in Afghanistan examined; details given about reconstruction projects, the trucking industry and the extent of the bribery corruption.
(New York: Rebecca Jarvis) The impact Facebook has on linked businesses examined. [Online music company MOG founder David HYMAN- says Facebook is the cornerstone for his music business; explains the company link to Facebook.] [Facebook CTO Bret TAYLOR, app company COO Sheryl SANDBERG- comment on the Facebook link to businesses.]
(Washington: Terrell Brown) The job market for college graduates and their vote in the 2012 election examined; statistics on the "millennial voters" cited; details given of the appeals of President Obama and Mitt Romney to young voters. [St. Anselm College graduate Kevin WARD - comments on the uncertainty and politics.] [New Hampshire Inst. of Politics Neil LEVESQUE- assesses Obama's appeal to the youth vote.] [Young voter Justin CULLELL- explains the appeal of Romney.]
(England: Charlie D'Agata) The pageantry for Queen Elizabeth's diamond jubilee on the British throne featured; scenes shown of the parade, the jubilee lunch for monarchs and a fly pass by aircraft. [Two BRITONS - praise the queen.]