This program is 29 minutes long
(Miami: Peter Alexander) A new phase in the presidential campaign with Mitt Romney’s selection of Representative Paul Ryan as his running mate featured. [ROMNEY, RYAN – campaign.] [President OBAMA – comments on the farm bill.] [Vice President Joe BIDEN – criticizes Ryan’s budget plan.] [WOMAN – comments on Ryan.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Washington: Chuck Todd) The political battle over Medicare examined; scenes shown of hecklers at a Ryan appearance; details given about Ryan’s plan for the government to give seniors money to buy their own insurance; campaign ads from the 1996 election and races in North Dakota and Montana shown. [Representative Debbie WASSERMAN SCHULTZ, Republican National Committee chair Reince PRIEBUS, OBAMA, ROMNEY – criticize others over Medicare.]
(Washington: Tom Costello) The recent string of security breaches at airports reviewed; details given about the incident at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York City, where a lost jet skier swam ashore and walked across runways and into the terminal, and incidents in Philadelphia and St. George, Utah; animations shown; airport transmission played. [Former Los Angeles airport homeland security official Erroll SOUTHERS- says our adversaries are evaluating our security situation.]
(London: Chris Jansing) The aftermath of the Games featured; scenes shown of the closing ceremonies, gymnast Gabby Douglas with First Lady Michelle Obama on “The Tonight Show,” athletes at London’s Heathrow Airport, workers dismantling the Olympic Park; details given about swimmer Ryan Lochte’s endorsement deals. [DOUGLAS, OBAMA – joke.] [Douglas’ agent Sheryl SHADE- comments on Gabby’s deals.] [LOCHTE – says he’s looking forward to moving to Los Angeles.] [Swimmer Missy FRANKLIN – comments on her goal to swim in college.
(New York: Kate Snow) Brown’s life and career reviewed; scenes shown; details given about her 1962 book "Sex and the Single Girl"; statement from Hearst Corp. president Frank Bennack quoted. [Hollywoodlife.com editor-in-chief Bonnie FULLER- says Helen helped create today’s modern woman.] [National Organization for Women president Terry O’NEILL- says she was part of the Women's Liberation Movement that paved the way for gains towards equality for women.] [In 2003, BROWN – comments on growing old.]
(Detroit: Kevin Tibbles) Detroit Dog Rescue, which rescues strays in Detroit, revisited; scenes shown; details given about donations since it was profiled on NBC a year ago. [Detroit resident Matresa BROOKS- comments.] [Co-founder Dan “Hush” CARLISLE- describes how the organization has expanded.] [Detroit Dog Rescue Kelly McLAUGHLIN- says even in this tough economy people still care about the dogs.] [Detroit Dog Rescue Dante DESARO- says the ones we save we’ll make a difference for.] [Detroit Dog Rescue Rodney STEWART- comments on the rescue dog Peggy.]