This program is 29 minutes long
(White House: Chuck Todd) The uproar among world leaders over allegations leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden that the US tapped their phones featured; details given about the anger of German Chancellor Angela Merkel & French President Francois Hollande†† and no-spying agreements with other countries. [Deputy National Security Advisor Ben RHODES†- comments on President Obama’s response.] [“Daily Show” host Jon STEWART – jokes.] [Counterterrorism analyst Michael LEITER†- notes the necessity of spying.] The apparent hacking of the NSA’s website mentioned.
(New York: Stephanie Gosk) Cell phone conversations of former CIA/NSA director Gen. Michael Hayden overheard during an Amtrak train ride and Tweeted out by fellow passenger Tom Matzzie reviewed; Matzzie’s Tweets and statement from Hayden quoted; photo of Hayden & Matzzie on the train shown. [MATZZIE – recalls what Hayden was talking about.]
(Chicago: Ron Mott) The FDA’s proposal that pet food & animal feed producers follow basic safety guidelines featured; details given about illnesses linked to jerky treats made in China. [Dog owner Rachael CHAMBERS- comments on her dog’s death.] [WOMAN, FDA deputy commissioner Michael TAYLOR – comment.] [Friendship Hospital for Animals Dr. Ashley GALLAGHER- notes the risk to human health from a dog exposed to salmonella.] Earlier pet food scares recalled.
(Washington: Tom Costello) The efforts to fix the website for President Obama’s new health care law updated; details given about the role of QSSI; statistics on applications cited. [HHS Secretary Kathleen SEBELIUS – says Healthcare.gov is fixable.] [Voice of Jeffrey ZIENTS- says by the end of November Healthcare.gov will work smoothly.] [Insurance APPLICANT – expresses frustration.] [Database programmer Luke CHUNG, IT guy Jim JOHNSON - comment on the problems and the fix.]
(New York: Chris Jansing) The women of the US Alpine ski team training for the Olympic Games featured; scenes shown of the skiers, including Julia Mancuso, Lindsey Vonn, Laurenne Ross, Leanne Smith & Stacey Cook, on the slopes in the Chilean Andes; details given about the injuries to Vonn, Ross & Smith. [ROSS, VONN, COOK – comment.]
(Essex, Connecticut: Anne Thompson) The identification of the people photographed in a car by former Beatle Ringo Starr in 1964 featured; photo shown. [Fans Gary VAN DEURSEN, Arlene NORBE, STARR – comment.]