This program is 29 minutes long
(Chapel Hill, North Carolina: Campbell Brown) The announcement from Elizabeth Edwards, wife of presidential candidate former Senator John Edwards, that her breast cancer has returned featured. [EDWARDSES – talk about cancer and continuing his campaign.] [UNC Lineberger Cancer Center Dr. Lisa CAREY- says there are a lot of effective therapies.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Carey’s comments on Elizabeth’s cancer presented in her own words during today’s press conference. [CAREY – describes the cancer and treatment.]
(Studio: Brian Williams, Nancy Snyderman) The cancer which has spread to the bone, treatment options and the issue of quality of life while the disease is not curable discussed.
(New York: Kelly O’Donnell) The Edwardses as a political couple and the impact of her cancer on his campaign featured.
(Darfur, Sudan: Ann Curry) The suffering and desperation of the people in the Darfur region of Sudan featured; scenes shown from the al-Salam refugee camp near Nyala, where Darfur resident Fatima has fled with her family. [World Food Programme Emilia CASELLA- describes the danger for aid workers.]
(Fort Benning, Georgia: Mike Taibbi) The departure of veterans Capt. Pancho Perez-Cruz and Spc. Juan Delgado, and rookie Josh James for Iraq featured; scenes shown of families saying good-bye, the troops praying. [Perez-Cruz’s wife Jennifer PEREZ-CRUZ, DELGADO, JAMES – comment.]
(Middlebury, Vermont: Lisa Daniels) The controversy over the accuracy of the online encyclopedia Wikipedia featured; details given of the ban on using Wikipedia as a reference source at some colleges. [Middlebury College professor Neil WATERS- says anyone can edit an entry.] [STUDENT – says he thought it was a reliable source.] [WNBC technology reporter Sree SREENIVASAN- says we need to teach students that information on Wikipedia can be updated very easily.] [Wikipedia contributor Jim REDMOND- agrees with the ban.]