This program is 29 minutes long
(White House: Chuck Todd) The campaign trips to Ohio by President Obama and Mitt Romney to speak about the economy reviewed; Romney campaign ad featuring Obama’s remark on the private sector shown. [In Cleveland, OBAMA; in Cincinnati, ROMNEY – speak on economic issues.] [Hart Research Associates Peter HART- notes Democrats don’t like Romney but can’t see the direction for Obama.] Obama’s trip to New York City noted.
(Rome: Stephanie Gosk) The unrest in Italy triggered by economic reforms featured; scenes shown of street brawls in Rome and a Ferrari factory in Maranello; details given about the threat of the Euro zone collapsing and the respected brands originating in Italy. [Ferrari’s Stefano LAI- says business is very good.] The importance of this weekend’s vote in Greece noted. [CNBC’s Andrew Ross SORKIN- says the next choice behind Greece and Spain is Italy.]
(Bellefonte, Pennsylvania: Michael Isikoff) The testimony today in the child sex abuse trial of former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky reviewed; courtroom sketches shown; Victim 9’s account of sexual assaults in Sandusky’s basement and investigator Anthony Sassano’s explanation about how the state built its case against Sandusky quoted; details given about the discovery of victims’ photographs and lists of Second Mile children in a Penn State locker room. [NBC legal analyst Wesley OLIVER- says the prosecution did very well.]
(Bellvue, Colorado: Miguel Almaguer) The battle against the wildfires in the West updated; scenes shown of the fire in New Mexico, the devastated town of Alto; details given about the role of pine beetles that kill trees; map shown of beetle infestations. [Incident commander Bill HAHNENBERG- predicts agencies won’t walk away from this until fall.] [New Mexico Governor Susana MARTINEZ- outlines what causes these fires to spread.] [Fire OFFICIAL – comments on the danger for firefighters.]
(Washington: Lisa Myers) New fees and penalties charged by banks that are putting families at financial risk examined; details given about the banks’ claim of financial pressure. [Bank customer Steve DOLAN- reacts to on an overdraft fee and a penalty for bouncing a check.] [Pew Charitable Trusts Susan WEINSTOCK- says a checking account should not be wracked with hidden fees.] [Consumer Bankers Assn. president Richard HUNT- says the regulations passed by Congress forced us to have a 69-page disclosure agreement.]
(Studio: Nancy Snyderman) Doreen Flynn’s fight to change the law that makes it illegal for organ donors to profit featured; details given about her 3 daughters’ need for bone marrow transplants because of their Fanconi anemia. [13-year-old Jordan FLYNN- comments.] [Institute for Justice Jeff ROWES- says if you compensate people you will get more of it.] [D. FLYNN – comments on having the twins to save their sister but they also have the disease.] [National Marrow Donor Program Michael BOO- says donors are ready to go if they match the patient.] What is involved in bone marrow donation discussed.
(Los Angeles: Kristen Dahlgren) The Los Angeles Dodgers’ Sue Falsone, the first female head athletic trainer in Major League Baseball, the NFL or NHL, featured; scenes shown of her working with player Matt Kemp and taking pictures with fans. [FALSONE – says she wants them to be okay; notes she’s not one of the guys.] [KEMP – comments on “locker room humor.”] [Player Jerry HAIRSTON- says she knows her stuff.]