This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: Pete Williams) The acknowledgement from US intelligence officials that they were wrong in their initial claim that the attack on the consulate in Libya was spontaneous examined; statement from the Director of National Intelligence quoted; details given about security concerns preventing the FBI from getting to Benghazi. [Earlier, U.N. Ambassador Susan RICE- says it was a spontaneous reaction to what transpired in Cairo.] [Presidential candidate Mitt ROMNEY – says there was confusion on the part of the administration.] [Senator John KERRY – states the Republicans are trying to exploit a bipartisan letter asking the State Department for more details.] Representative Peter King’s call for Rice to resign noted.
(Studio: Savannah Guthrie; Washington: Andrea Mitchell) This rare admission from the intelligence community and the role of politics discussed.
(Boston: Peter Alexander) The preparations by President Obama and candidate Mitt Romney for their debate next week featured; remarks from Obama campaign strategist David Axelrod and Romney advisor Beth Myers quoted. [ROMNEY – says we’re going to win Pennsylvania.] [Senator John KERRY – comments on Romney’s debating skills.] [Political analyst Stuart ROTHENBERG- comments on the challenge for Romney.]
(Minneapolis: Kevin Tibbles) A deadly shooting at Accent Signage Systems in Minneapolis by an employee who had been fired reviewed; scenes shown from the area; photos shown of owner Reuven Rahamim and UPS driver Keith Basinski, who were killed, and of suspect Andrew Engeldinger. [Minneapolis police Chief Tim DOLAN- says it was a hellish time.] [Minneapolis Mayor R.T. RYBAK- comments on Rahamim.] [Engeldinger’s FATHER – expresses condolences.] [Neighbor Anoushka HAAS- notes many did survive.]
(Los Angeles: Miguel Almaguer) The free, temporary health care clinic in Los Angeles featured; scenes shown of the crowds; statistics on the uninsured in California and nationwide cited. [Patients Kenneth WILLIAMS, Patricia VALENCIA, Jace GAVIDIA– comment.] [Care Harbor president Don MANELLI- says this is what uninsured looks like.] [UCLA Center for Health Policy Research Shana Alex LAVARREDA- notes many high deductible plans are unaffordable for a family.]
(Roseville, Michigan: John Yang) The search in Roseville, Michigan for former Teamsters head Jimmy Hoffa, who disappeared in 1975, examined; scenes shown from the site; details given about other searches. [Roseville police Chief James BERLIN- says we had credible information.] [“The Hoffa Wars” author Dan MOLDEA- says he was an enemy of American society and a threat to this country.] [Retired crime reporter John “Bulldog” DRUMMOND- notes stories are rampant about where he has been buried.]
(Bettendorf, Iowa: Janet Shamlian) The cheerleading program at Pleasant Valley High School in which cheerleaders work with special needs students on a team called the Sparkles featured; details given about the Sparkle Effect program started by the students to help other schools start their own squads. [Cheerleaders Haley HAWBAKER, Olivia WRIGHT, GIRL - comment.] [Mom Linda MULLEN- says we’ve seen schools across the country open their arms and their hearts to these girls.] [Mom Dawn TAGHON- describes how the program changed her daughter’s life.]