This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: Kristen Welker) The fallout from the sudden resignation of CIA director Gen. David Petraeus due to an extramarital affair with his biographer Paula Broadwell featured; details given about the FBI investigation after family friend Jill Kelley complained of harassment from Broadwell e-mails and the timing of the disclosure. [Senator Dianne FEINSTEIN - says we should have been told.] A statement from Representative Eric Cantor about classified information being compromised quoted. [Representative Peter KING - suggests it does not add up.] [With Jon Stewart, BROADWELL - comments on her relationship.]
(White House; Mike Viqueira) The political standoff over the "fiscal cliff" examined; details given about what could happen to tax levels, unemployment and a recession. [On "This Week," Senator Patty MURRAY; "The weekly Journal" Bill KRISTOL; Speaker of the House John BOEHNER - offer views on the tax issue.] [On "Meet the Press," Senator Tom COBURN - says the problem is entitlement spending.] ["the Economist" Greg IP- cites anxiety for the economy.]
(Staten Island: Michelle Frenzen) The ongoing aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in New York and New Jersey featured; scenes shown from Staten Island, where homes and businesses are still without power; details given about housing issues with help from FEMA and charitable organizations. [Staten Island resident Patrice SOTOMAYOR - reacts; states she needs a permanent place to stay.] [Visiting Secretary of Homeland Security Janet NAPOLITANO - says we are here for the long term.] [Architecture for Humanity director Cameron SINCLAIR- likens the problems to those with Hurricane Katrina.]
(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.
(Washington: Lisa Myers) Problems with help from the Red Cross examined; scenes shown from areas of New York City; details given about past criticism of the Red Cross in Hurricane Katrina and Haiti. [Breezy Point residents Carrie Lynn ALLEN, Eileen CULLEN, volunteers Ann Marie WILLIS, Jordan MALLAH- express disappointment with the Red Cross.] [Red Cross CEO Gail McGOVERN- calls the operation flawless.]
(London: Keir Simmons) The BBC sex scandal in Britain reviewed; details given about the resignation of BBC inspector general George Entwistle, errors in abuse allegations, former CEO Mark Thompson and the Jimmy Savile issue. [BBC Trust chairman Lord Chris PATTEN- says the BBC needs a radical overhaul.] [Media analyst Steve HEWLETT- calls is a crisis for the BBC.] [Journalist Miles GOSLETT- talks about the BBC's handling of the issues.]
(New York: Jill Rappaport) The animal rescue effort after the superstorm Hurricane Sandy in the Northeast featured; scenes shown of rescued animals at a shelter in New Jersey and owner-pet reunions. [Humane Society of the United States Kathleen SCHATZMAN- comments on the people.] [Veterinary Emergency and Referral Group Medical Brett LEVITZKE- talks about injured dog Max.] [ASPCA field investigations and Response Team Tim RICKEY- comments.]