This program is 29 minutes long
(London: Tazeen Ahmad) A State Department terrorism alert to American travelers going to western Europe featured; details given about Al Qaeda threats in Europe to tourist sites and transportation hubs and two audiotapes from Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.
(Studio: Lester Holt) Live discussion held with terrorism analyst Roger Cressey about the terrorism threat. [In Washington, CRESSEY - talks about the plotting with a Mumbai-style attack in the West and how this is an Al Qaeda-central plot with a bin Laden role; suggests we should all travel.]
(Kabul: John Yang) The attack in north Waziristan in Pakistan against insurgents in safe havens and what this means about the US view of Pakistan reviewed; scenes shown of a road blocked by Pakistan.
(Washington: Mike Viqueira) A gathering of Democratic liberals on the National Mall in Washington, DC, featured; scenes shown of the crowd; details given of President Obama's rallies to counter voter apathy. [Center for American Progress Van JONES†, WOMAN, Rev. Al SHARPTON†, Jesse JACKSON - speak out.] [OBAMA - speaks about the pace of change.] [Senator Mitch McCONNELL - speaks against the administration.] ["National Journal" Ron BROWNSTEIN†- says voters are angry.]
(Los Angeles: Kristen Welker) The race for California's governor between Republican Meg Whitman and Democrat Jerry Brown featured; scenes shown of both campaigning; details given of the significance of allegations Whitman knowingly employed an illegal housekeeper. Nicky Diaz Santillan and of the Hispanic vote. [WHITMAN - denies allegations; states we terminated her employment.]
(New York: Rehema Ellis) The secret videotaping of Clementi in a sexual encounter in his dorm room with a man reviewed; scenes shown from the campus homecoming game and the funeral in California for Seth Walsh, a gay teen who also killed himself. [Talk show host Ellen DeGENERES - speaks out for these kids.] [Gay teen and mother Garrett and Angela WEDEL- recount his text messages and suicidal thoughts.] The Trevor project, a national suicide prevention hotline for teenagers struggling with their sexuality. and a plea from Tyler's family noted.
(Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: Mara Schiavacampo) A week-long experiment at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology in which computer access was blocked examined; scenes shown from the campus. [Student Gio ACOSTA, three STUDENTS - react to the tech blackout.] ["The Social Media Survival Guide" author Sherrie MADIA- says it can become all encompassing.]
(New York: Peter Alexander) A unique program, Grow Food, Grow Hope, at Ohio's Wilmington College designed for families going through tough times featured; scenes shown from the gardens where produce is cultivated. [Mother Amanda YURIAN, Wilmington College Monte ANDERSON, college executive Chris BURNS-DiBiASIO, participants WOMAN, Mandy GILLIS - comment on the food growing program.]