This program is 29 minutes long
(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) The Pentagon’s decision to open combat roles to women featured; details given about the physical requirements. [Secretary of Defense Leon PANETTA – says female servicemembers have proven their willingness to fight and die.] [Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Gen. Martin DEMPSEY – recalls meeting a female turret gunner.] [Army 1st Lt. Audrey MOTON- supports sending females to combat training schools.] [2nd Lt. Carley TURNNIDGE- says mentally and emotionally women are stronger.] [Army Sgt. Natasha THOMPSON- says we are equal.] [Military analyst retired Col. Jack JACOBS- says we fight for each other.]
(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) Senator John Kerry’s testimony before a committee considering his nomination as Secretary of State reviewed; footage show of Kerry testifying against the Vietnam war in 1971; details given about his differences with Senator John McCain over Syria. [Secretary of State Hillary CLINTON – urges a speedy confirmation.] [KERRY – says we will do what we must do to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon.] [McCAIN – comments on working with Kerry on POW issues and relations with Vietnam.] [Senator Ron JOHNSON– questions Kerry on the consulate attack in Benghazi, Libya.]
(Capitol: Kelly O'Donnell) Senator Dianne Feinstein’s proposed legislation to reinstate the ban on assault weapons featured; photo shown of Harvey Milk, whom she discovered shot dead in 1978; NRA response quoted; gun-related deaths since the Newtown school shooting cited. [Representative Carolyn McCARTHY- says if they’re not in the stores they can’t be bought.] [FEINSTEIN – says the purpose is to dry up the supply.] [Vice President Joe BIDEN - advises buying some shotgun shells.] The decision to postpone a Pennsylvania sportsman show noted.
(Staten Island, New York: Katy Tur) The plight of Hurricane Sandy victims in this cold featured; scenes shown from a gutted house; details given about how many residents don’t have electricity because their homes are too damaged. [Staten Island residents Scott and Dee McGRATH- comment on their situation.] [MAN – comments on the warming tent.]
(New York: Jeff Rossen) A computer virus launched by an e-card that allows predators to spy on people through their webcams featured; photo shown of Luis Mijangos, who is in prison for spying on and blackmailing women; details given about how to avoid this. [Computer expert Jim STICKLEY- says they can spy on you anywhere you have your laptop.] [WOMAN – reacts to being spied on.]