This program is 28 minutes long
(White House: Chuck Todd) The political firestorm over President Obama’s remarks on jobs and the economy reviewed; details given about his message to European leaders and Greece. [At the White House, OBAMA – says the private sector is doing fine.] [Louisiana Governor Bobby JINDAL, Representative Eric CANTOR, presidential candidate Mitt ROMNEY – criticize Obama.] [Later, OBAMA – says we’ve seen good momentum in the private sector.] [CNBC’s Steve LIESMAN- says Europe is a major factor that could affect the US economy.] Romney’s comment on firemen, policemen and teachers noted.
(London: Stephanie Gosk) The ripple effect of the economic hardship in Europe on the US examined; scenes shown of protests; details given about the impact of a breakup of the Eurozone. [Financial analyst David BUIK- says you’re going to suffer because you ain’t going to sell the same level of goods in Europe.] [Marlin Steel Drew GREENBLATT- says when we have less orders from Europe we hire less people.] [BTIG economist Dan GREENHAUS- says if US banks retrench it has ramifications throughout the US economy.]
(Cairo: Ayman Mohyeldin) The aftermath of the massacre in Qubair, Syria featured; scenes shown of bombed-out buildings, U.N. observers, bloodstained walls, grieving survivors, the Syrian military’s shelling of Homs, protestors demanding an end to President Bashir al-Assad’s rule. The violence in Damascus noted.
(Elmont, New York: Anne Thompson) The decision to pull Triple Crown contender I'll Have Another from the Belmont Stakes due to a leg injury featured; scenes shown of his Kentucky Derby and Preakness wins; details given of medication violation accusations against trainer Doug O’Neill. [Owner Paul REDDAM- says I’ll Have Another is retired.] [Racing FAN – reacts.] [In earlier interview with Bob Costas, O’NEILL – says I’ll Have Another is clean.] [NBC Sports Kenny RICE- says it is a stretch to assume the injury is a result of doping.]
(Atlanta: Gabe Gutierrez) The CDC investigation into the source of a deadly E.coli outbreak reviewed; map shown; photo shown of a girl who died in New Orleans; details given about the 2010 outbreak of E.coli 0145. [Georgia Department of Health Dr. Patrick O’NEAL- says we know this comes from a single source.] [Vanderbilt University Dr. William SCHAFFNER- says anything over 2 cases is an outbreak.]