This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The tension between the US & Russia over the civil war in Syria examined; details given of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s charges that Russia sent attack helicopters to Bashir al-Assad’s regime & France’s call for a no-fly zone; scenes shown of the violence. [CLINTON - says it’s time for the international community to speak to Assad; denies the US is arming the rebels.] [Senator Kelly AYOTTE- warns Russia of grave consequences.] [Former Secretary of State Colin POWELL – opposes US involvement in Syria.] The upcoming meeting between President Obama & Russian President Vladimir Putin mentioned.
(Bellefonte, Pennsylvania: John Yang) Today’s testimony in the child sex abuse trial of former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky reviewed; excerpts played from Sandusky’s “Rock Center” interview with Bob Costas; courtroom sketches by Art Lien shown; details given about the testimony from 3 of the victims. [Voice of SANDUSKY – denies he is sexually attracted to young boys.] [Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape Kristen HOUSER- comments on the trauma for the victims from testifying.]
(Studio: Anne Thompson) New doping charges from USADA against cyclist Lance Armstrong reviewed; details given about the ban on Armstrong competing in triathlon events; his response quoted.
(Bellvue, Colorado: Miguel Almaguer) The battle against the fires in New Mexico & Colorado featured; scenes shown of burned homes in Lincoln County and Alto, New Mexico, firefighters & National Guardsmen, a tanker dropping retardant, evacuees at an animal shelter. [Evacuee Anselmo PADILLA, Colorado resident Gary SCHNEIDER, WOMAN - comment.]
(Capitol: Kelly O’Donnell) The questioning by the Senate banking committee of JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon about his bank’s trading losses last month reviewed; scenes shown of protestors jeering Dimon. [At hearing, DIMON – accepts responsibility for the mistake; says we have to allow our big institutions to fail.] [Senators Richard SHELBY, Jeff MERKLEY, Charles SCHUMER- question Dimon.] [“Too Big to Fail” author Andrew Ross SORKIN- says the question is what happens now to reform.] [In CNBC interview, DIMON – says he won’t tell what the loss is.]
(New York: Robert Bazell) A new drug, suvorexant, that helps people with insomnia fall asleep faster and stay asleep longer featured; details given about studies of narcoleptic dogs. [Insomnia patient Ellie REDDY- comments on her struggle to sleep.] [Sleep Medicine Centers Dr. Daniel RIFKIN- says with this medication we’re blocking wakefulness.]
(Los Angeles: Chris Jansing) The Shutterbugs program founded by the parents of cancer victim Pablo Castelaz to provide cameras & equipment for kids with cancer featured; the exhibit of the kids’ work and their photos shown. [12-year-old patient Layne SIMKINS- comments on his diagnosis.] [Pablove Foundation Jo Ann THRAILKILL, Jeff CASTELAZ- talk about Pablo.] [Pablove Shutterbugs co-founder Catherine BERCLAZ- says the work they put out is astonishing.] [Layne’s mother Wendy SIMKINS- says he’s happy and getting healthier.]