This program is 29 minutes long
(White House: Kelly O’Donnell) Vice President Dick Cheney’s latest heart problem reviewed; scenes shown of wife Lynne Cheney arriving at George Washington University Hospital.
(Reagan National Airport: Tom Costello) The relatively easy air travel over Thanksgiving weekend reviewed; statistics cited. [Chicago travelers Cindy GREENBERG, Andy MAYOBRE- offer views.] [Air Transport Assn. John MEENAN- states airlines are responding to public pressure; calls for air traffic system modernization.] [American Airlines Tim SMITH- says “good weather.”] Flight delays today noted.
(White House: David Gregory) The nasty turn in the presidential campaign with candidates Mitt Romney & former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani attacking each other featured; scenes shown from the campaign trail. [In interviews & talk shows, GIULIANI, ROMNEY – criticize each other.] [Republican strategist Scott REED- says this situation has gotten personal.] [NBC News political director Chuck TODD- comments on Giuliani’s worries about Romney’s lead in the early-voting states.] The feud over experience between Senators Barack Obama & Hillary Clinton updated. The political impact of Senate vacancies due to the retirement of several Republicans, including Trent Lott, discussed.
(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The chances for a successful summit featured; scenes shown of President Bush with Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert & Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Middle East negotiator/former British Prime Minister Tony Blair.
(Palo Alto, California: Robert Bazell) Body mapping, a computerized program that allows medical students to study anatomy without a cadaver featured; digital images shown. [Stanford University Dr. Paul BROWN – says there is no limit to the amount of information; notes the increasing difficulty in studying cadavers.] [Student Malavika PRABHU- says it helps you see how things are positioned.] [eHuman CEO Bob AUSTRIAN- cites uses of the program.]
(New York: Rehema Ellis) The gender disparity in economic achievement for blacks examined; statistics on black college students, black-owned businesses & spending power cited; details given of the impact of education and society’s celebration of “bad boy” images. [Small business owner Mia JACKSON- comments.] [“Essence” magazine editor-in-chief Angela BURT-MURRAY- says the power is shifting within the community.] [Wiley College president Haywood STRICKLAND- notes the negative impact of an underculture of unemployable males.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Tomorrow’s segment previewed.