This program is 29 minutes long
(London: Jim Maceda) The chaos from the massive blackout that was caused by an aging and overwhelmed power grid reviewed; scenes shown of traffic jams, stranded passengers, trapped coal miners, hospital patients; map shown. [CNBC India Shereen BHAN- says this is the worst we’ve seen in over a decade.]
(Northern Syria: Richard Engel) The battle between the rebels and government forces for Aleppo, Syria reviewed; details given about the rebels’ shoulder-fired anti-aircraft missiles from Turkey and the shortage of medical supplies; scenes shown of the fighting, rebels taking over the police station and defacing a picture of Syrian President Bashir al-Assad, a wounded civilian.
(Warsaw, Poland: Peter Alexander) More controversy for presidential candidate Mitt Romney during his overseas trip when he ignored questions from the press in Poland featured; scenes shown of him visiting war memorials and with Polish leaders. [Voice of Romney press AIDE – tells a reporter to show some respect.]
(London: Kevin Tibbles) The historic day at the London Olympics reviewed; details given about American swimmer Michael Phelps setting the record for the most medals, the gold medal for the US women’s gymnastics team, and China’s 4th place finish in gymnastics; scenes/photos shown. [PHELPS, gymnasts Gabby DOUGLAS, Jordyn WIEBER– react.] [Former US gymnastics coach Béla KÁROLYI- says the Fabulous 5 is a strong team.]
(London: Brian Williams) The clearing of Chinese swimmer Ye Shiwen, who smashed a world record, of doping charges and a silver medal for Queen Elizabeth’s granddaughter Zara Phillips and the British equestrian team reported; scenes shown of Princes William and Harry, Kate Middleton watching and of Phillips’ mother Princess Anne presenting the medals.
(London: Chris Jansing) Franklin profiled; scenes shown of her gold medal winning swim, working out with quarterback Tim Tebow, the pep rally at her high school; family movies shown. [Parents D.A. and Dick FRANKLIN – talk about how she always loved the water.] [M. FRANKLIN – talks about her parents and swimming for her high school team; comments on turning down endorsements so she can swim in college.] [TEBOW – says she has a passion for it.] [Regis Jesuit High School athletic director John KOSLOSKY- says she has great ethics and morals.]