This program is 29 minutes long
(Kabul: Atia Abawi) The spread of anti-US protests in the Muslim world in response to an American-made film ridiculing the Prophet Mohammad featured; scenes shown of protests in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Indonesia and the march in Beirut, Lebanon, where Hizballah's leader spoke against the film; details given about the deaths of Americans in insider attacks in Afghanistan. [NBC military analyst retired Gen. Barry McCAFFREY†- comments on the new reality in Afghanistan.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Washington: Lisa Myers) Questions about security at the US consulate in Libya before the attack that killed Ambassador Christopher Stevens and 3 others examined; details given about the debate over the role of former Navy SEALs Glen Doherty† and Tyrone Woods. [On “Meet the Press,” U.N. Ambassador Susan RICE – notes 2 of our security personnel were killed.] [Medal of Honor Recipient retired Col. Jack JACOBS†- says security in Libya was woefully low.] [From Benghazi, NBC correspondent Ayman MOHYELDIN†- states Libyan officials say there were plenty of warning signs for the US to pick up on.] [Senator Susan COLLINS – says it is inexplicable and inexcusable that our personnel were not better protected.]
(Studio: Brian Williams; Washington: Chuck Todd) The impact of the tape on Romney’s campaign discussed.
(Chicago: Rehema Ellis) The second week of the teachers strike in Chicago featured; scenes shown of picket lines; details given about the city’s court action to force the teachers back to work and about the proposed contract; the union’s response quoted. [Chicago Public Schools attorney Larry DINARO- says our goal is to get the children back in school.] [Teacher Jamie CUNNINGHAM- says we don’t want to be out here but we have to.] [Yesterday, Chicago Teachers Union Karen LEWIS- says the deal is not good.] [Parents Terri McKENZIE, Jeff HAMILTON- express views.] [DePaul University Andrea Kayne KAUFMAN- says it harms the students.]
(New York: Robert Bazell) The risk for kids taking in too much salt examined; findings of a CDC survey, statistics on blood pressure in kids and sodium amounts in example foods cited. [Parent Tina CUMBY- supports staying away from processed foods.] [Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children Dr. Reginald WASHINGTON- says high salt intake is associated with high blood pressure even in children.] [12-year-old Madelyn CUMBY- comments.]
(New York: Stephanie Gosk) The royal scandal over the publication of topless photos of Britain’s Kate Middleton featured; scenes shown of Kate and Prince William being greeted by topless women in the Solomon Islands and of the chateau where the pictures were taken; details given about the legal actions by the royal family against the French magazine and the decision by an Italian magazine to print the photos. [Lawyer Christopher MESNOOH- says the damages will be a fraction of the publicity the magazine will have gained.] [Princess Diana’s friend Rosa MONCKTON- reacts to the press.]