This program is 29 minutes long
(Chicago: Rehema Ellis) The breakdown of negotiations between the teachers union and the school administration examined; scenes shown of picket lines; details given about the contested issues and the reliance of many children on school meals. [Retired teacher Patricia HARRELL- says you have to take a stand.] [PARENTS, KIDS – comment.] [Mayor Rahm EMANUEL- says this offer is respectful of teachers, right for students and fair to taxpayers.] [TEACHER – says we’re advocating for the education all students deserve.] [DePaul University Barbara RADNER- says it’s about power.] [Ray Elementary principal Tasha BECKWITH- says we want to make sure our students still get their nutrition.]
(Chicago: Kevin Tibbles) The problem for working parents to find a safe place for their kids featured; details given about the possible ripple effect on the economy from parents missing work. [Parent Felicia O’CONNOR- wonders.] [GIRL – comments.] [Pilsen Safe Haven Sergio RAMIREZ- says there is so much violence in Chicago.] [Boys and Girls Clubs Chicago Jim KEANE- says it’s supervised fun activity and educational.]
(Washington: David Gregory) The flap over Romney’s positions on taxes and health care and his lack of specifics featured. [In “Meet the Press” interview, ROMNEY – says he is not getting rid of all of health care reform and there are things he likes; states he wants to lower the burden on middle income people; denies he is reducing taxes on high income taxpayers.] Romney’s recognition that he must get a deal on the budget deficit even if it means a one-term presidency discussed.
(Amman, Jordan: Ann Curry) The flood of refugees fleeing the intensifying civil war in Syria featured; scenes shown from a camp in Jordan, the fighting between the Syrian military and the rebels, a field hospital; details given about one woman’s account of slaughter and rape by Syrian President Bashir al-Assad’s army and a child’s account of seeing his home attacked and bodies on the ground. [Save the Children Hedinn HALLDORSSON- says the children should never have seen these things.]
(Los Angeles: Diana Alvear) A study in “Pediatrics” finding that letting babies cry at bedtime doesn’t do any harm examined; details given about the testing of 2 approaches: controlled comforting and camping out. [Mother Leah YOUNG- says after 10-15 minutes he was down.] [Cleveland Clinic Dr. Deb LONZER- notes you can help them sleep better and alleviate the family’s stress.] [2 MOTHERS – comment.]
(New York: Chris Jansing) The grunting by tennis players featured; scenes shown from the court; details given about the grunting styles of various players, including Serena Williams, Victoria Azarenka, Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova, and efforts to stop or limit the noise due to the complaints from fans. [FANS – react.] [Tennis legend Monica SELES- says she grunted since she started playing.]