This program is 29 minutes long
(Studio: Robert Bazell) A government panel’s recommendation that doctors no longer offer PSA blood tests because the possible harm of treatment outweighs the survival benefits of early detection examined; details given about the side effects from treatment; American Urological Assn. statement quoted. [Beth Israel New England Deaconess Dr. Marc GARNICK- says the public perception is that all cancer is potentially life-threatening.] [Patients Drew HARRIS, Bill ROTH- express views.]
(Chicago: John Yang) The situation in downtown Chicago during the NATO summit featured; scenes shown of yesterday’s clash between police and protestors, the peaceful march today on Boeing headquarters; details given about the suggestion for most workers to stay home. [Police superintendent Garry McCARTHY- praises his officers.] [President OBAMA – says no one would let him go home.]
(Chicago: Chuck Todd) The proceedings at the summit reviewed; details given about agreements on the Afghanistan war and the lack of a resolution on the supply line from Pakistan; photo shown of Obama with Afghan President Hamid Karzai and Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari. [OBAMA – praises Mayor Rahm Emanuel.] [NATO Anders Fogh RASMUSSEN- outlines the NATO role in Afghanistan.] Obama’s trip to Joplin, Missouri noted.
(Cairo: Richard Engel) The violent day in Yemen with a suicide bombing during a military parade rehearsal in Sana’a featured; scenes shown; details given about President Hadi’s efforts to crack down on Al Qaeda; photos shown of the Yemeni bomb maker accused of plotting to put an underwear bomb on a plane bound for the US.
(Washington: Peter Alexander) Newark, New Jersey Mayor Cory Booker’s criticism of President Obama’s attack on Mitt Romney’s experience at Bain Capital examined; Obama campaign ad shown. [On "Meet the Press," BOOKER – says this stuff is nauseating.] [Later, BOOKER – says he encourages the Obama campaign to examine Romney’s record.] [OBAMA – criticizes Romney.] [“The Real Romney” co-author Michael KRANISH- says both sides are scrambling to imprint an image about the Bain Capital experience.]
(New York: Mara Schiavocampo) The emotional day in court as former Rutgers University student Dharun Ravi was sentenced for recording a sexual encounter involving his gay roommate Tyler Clementi, who later committed suicide, reviewed; scenes shown from the courtroom. [Judge Glenn BERMAN- says he acted out of colossal insensitivity] [Mothers Jane CLEMENTI, Sabitha RAVI- speak about their sons.] [NBC legal correspondent Savannah GUTHRIE- assesses the judge’s sentencing decision.]
(Albuquerque, New Mexico: Kristen Dahlgren) Yesterday’s annular solar eclipse reviewed; scenes shown of watchers around the world. [Several PEOPLE – react.] [National Park Service Angie RICHMAN- describes the “ring of fire” effect.] [KID – says you need these special glasses.] [Griffith Observatory Ed KRUPP- comments on the next eclipse in 2017.]