This program is 29 minutes long
(The Weather Channel: Chris Warren) The forecast for dangerous weather presented; maps/diagrams shown.
(Chicago: John Yang) Improvements in the housing market, consumer confidence, the stock market and auto sales featured; statistics cited. [CNBC’s Diana OLICK- says we are still well below the prices of the peak of the housing market.] [Columbia Business School Christopher MAYER- says most Americans now have a more sober view of housing.] [Several PEOPLE, car shopper Peggy GONZALEZ- comment.] [Guggenheim Partners auto analyst John CASESA- says interest rates are low and credit’s readily available.]
(Asbury Park, New Jersey: Peter Alexander) The tour by President Obama & New Jersey Governor Chris Christie of the Jersey shore to declare its reopening after Hurricane Sandy reviewed; scenes shown of the two playing an arcade game. [OBAMA – speaks.] [Asbury Park Mayor Ed JOHNSON- notes the mom-and-pop businesses rely on the summer and on tourism.] [8-year-old Tess McDOUGAL- says everyone loves the beach.]
(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) Cyber-attacks by the Chinese government & military targeting US contractors who produce weapons systems featured; weapons examples cited.
(Beirut: Richard Engel) The growing crisis in the Middle East with violence from Syria’s civil war spreading into Iraq & Lebanon featured; photos shown of Senator John McCain with Syrian rebels; details given about the Free Syrian Army’s demand for Hizballah fighters to leave Syria and the US push for a conference in Geneva.
(Corvallis, Oregon: Mike Taibbi) The arrest in Oregon of teenager Grant Acord for plotting to blow up his school featured; scenes shown of police at his home where bombs were found in his room, bomb-sniffing dogs, Acord’s court appearance; details given about his treatment for PANDAS, a form of OCD. [Albany police Chief Eric CARTER- says the bombs would have caused significant damage, injury or death.] [Parent Jennifer YOUNG- reacts.] [West Albany High School principal Susie ORSBORN- comments on students coming back.] [Benton County DA John HAROLDSON- describes the bombs.]
(Washington: Tom Costello) Renewed concerns about cruise ship safety following the fire on the Royal Caribbean Grandeur of the Seas featured; scenes shown of the charred ship in port in the Bahamas; details given about the recent string of cruise ship mishaps, including several involving Carnival ships, and about the adoption of a passenger bill of rights. [2 PASSENGERS – comment.] [Royal Caribbean president/CEO Adam GOLDSTEIN- apologizes.] [Memorial University of Newfoundland Ross KLEIN- says they use flags of convenience to avoid regulations & laws and for taxes.]
(Hamden, Connecticut: Rehema Ellis) The prom for the Hillhouse High School class of 1943 in New Haven, Connecticut, which was cancelled because many of the men shipped off to fight in World War II, featured; scenes shown. [Class members Tony PEGNATARO, Marilyn White UNGER, PEOPLE, Johnny HARTMANN– comment.]