This program is 28 minutes long
(White House: Yunji de Nies) The security blunder at last night's White House state dinner in which an uninvited couple intruded into the festivities discussed; various video & photos shown of Tareq & Michaele Salehi; details given about the checkpoint procedures & what to do about charging the couple. [Voice of ABC's Robin ROBERTS- comments on the identification procedure.] [Former First Lady Laura Bush's chief of staff Anita McBRIDE- explains what the Secret Service does.] [Counterterrorism consultant Brad GARRETT- comments.]
(Studio: David Muir; Washington: Pierre Thomas) The major security implications for uninvited people at the White House event & the worst-case scenario discussed; photo shown of Michaele with vice president & others.
(New York: Ron Claiborne) This Thanksgiving Day reviewed; scenes shown of the Macy's parade in New York City, Ft. Hood, Texas, shuttle astronauts in space. [VIEWERS - react to the parade.] [Laid-off Fred CLARK, Forestdale Inc director Anstiss AGNEW; in Ft. Hood, SOLDIER; astronaut Randy BRESNIK - comment.]
(Studio: David Muir) Photo of President Obama telephoning service members in Iraq & Afghanistan shown.
(Miguel Marquez) The reaction in Afghanistan to President Obama's soon-t-be announced plan for more troops featured; scenes shown of Thanksgiving Day chow at the Marine outpost. [L/Cpl. Nicholas CHELL, commandant Gen. James CONWAY, Capt. Ryan BENSON - react to more troops coming here.] [Kentuckian L/Cpl. Eric HOLLAND- sends a message home.]
(Chicago: Barbara Pinto) The start of the holiday shopping season this Thanksgiving Day featured; scenes shown from the stores, including customers camped out in San Diego for tomorrow's sale; details given about how the retailers are promoting sales, including robo-calls from celebrities like Cindy Crawford. [Shopper Sharon SMITH, Delaware Investors retail analyst Lori WACHS, Kohl's Department Stores manager Sheryl MARK, shoppers Amy DONNER, WOMAN - talk about shopping.]
(No location given: Mike von Fremd) The death of adventurer John Jones after he was trapped in a cave in Utah reviewed; photos, video & diagram shown. [Brother Josh JONES, county sheriff's spokesman Sgt. Spencer CANNON, spelunker John WOODS- describe what happened in the cave.]
(New Orleans: Erin Hayes) Children at risk of hunger in the US featured; scenes shown from a New Orleans food pantry. [Donna REESE, Catholic Charities of New Orleans Gordon WADGE, Daniel LLOYD, St. Frances Xavier Food pantry Peggy ALLEN, second Harvest of New Orleans Natalie JAYROE, YOUNGSTERS - comment on the problem.]
(Miami: Jeffrey Kofman) A factory that stitches & sews American flags used to drape the caskets of veterans of America's wars featured; scenes shown from the Miami Goodwill factory where the workers are disabled. [Flag maker Sylvia PESICES, Goodwill of South Florida CEO Dennis PASTRANA, worker David BENITEZ- talk about the joys of the job of making flags.]