This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: Lisa Myers) The firestorm over the IRS targeting of conservative groups, including the Tea Party, that were applying for tax exempt status examined; details given from the Treasury Department’s report; op-ed by acting commissioner Steven Miller quoted. [Senator John CORNYN- says when the IRS behaves like a rogue agent we’ve entered dangerous territory.] [Senator Orrin HATCH- says it was either incompetence or the IRS willfully not telling Congress the truth.] [Attorney General Eric HOLDER – says we are examining the facts to see if there were criminal violations.]
(Studio: Pete Williams) The Justice Department’s seizure of telephone records from the Associated Press to find out who in the government leaked classified information to reporters about an effort to foil an Al Qaeda terror plot featured; details given about Attorney General Eric Holder’s decision to take himself off the leak case last year and the letter from Deputy Attorney General James Cole. [AP executive editor Kathleen CARROLL- comments on the seizure of journalists’ phone numbers and records.] [HOLDER – says it put the American people at risk.] [University of Maryland journalism professor Mark FELDSTEIN- says we need the information that whistle-blowers provide.]
(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The expulsion from Russia of American diplomat Ryan Fogle, who is accused of spying and trying to recruit a Russian for the CIA, featured; video shown of Fogle wearing a wig; his letter to his contact quoted; Ambassador Michael McFaul’s Twitter account shown. [International Spy Museum executive director Peter EARNEST- states the disguises can work.] Secretary of State John Kerry’s meeting with his Russian counterpart in Sweden mentioned.
(San Diego: Nancy Snyderman) Actress Angelina Jolie’s revelation that she had a preventative double mastectomy because she carries the BRCA1 gene that increases the risk of breast & ovarian cancer featured; her "New York Times" article quoted; details given about the test for the gene. [BRCA1 carrier Gabrielle BRETT- explains her decision.] [UH Seidman Cancer Center Dr. Lyndsay HARRIS- says women who have a family history should check with their physician.] [Scripps Health genetic expert Dr. Eric TOPOL- says this is genomics preventing a serious disease.]
(Washington: Tom Costello) The NTSB’s call for states to lower the blood alcohol limit for drivers featured; scenes shown from the funeral for Colorado police officer Kevin Denner, who was killed by a drunk driver; response from the American Beverage Institute quoted. [Maryland officer John ROMACK- says when it impairs motor skills and judgment it becomes dangerous.] [NTSB chairman Debbie HERSMAN- says most people can have a glass of wine with dinner and not get to .05.]
(Seaside Heights: Stephanie Gosk) Britain’s Prince Harry’s visit to New Jersey reviewed; scenes shown of him with Governor Chris Christie meeting first responders in Seaside Heights and in Mantoloking, where recovery has just begun. [HARRY – talks about the American spirit.] [Seaside Heights fire department Ann PHILLIPS- comments on being recognized for what they did during the storm.] [Mantoloking RESIDENT – says hopefully the attention will get things moving faster.] [2 GIRLS – comment.]