This program is 28 minutes long
(White House: Chuck Todd) The latest jobs report examined; [President OBAMA - talks about private sector job growth; comments on his upcoming trip to Asia.] [“Washington Post” business columnist Steven PEARLSTEIN- notes temporary employment, hours worked, hourly wages are going up.] Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s announcement that she would like to be House minority leader noted. [Political analyst Stuart ROTHENBERG- states Pelosi is hanging on a little too long.] Representative Sam Rayburn’s tenure in the House and the loss of government jobs mentioned.
(Mumbai: Savannah Guthrie) The false reports about the cost and security for President Obama's trip to Asia that began in the Indian press featured.
(Bangalore, India: Ian Williams) The high tech city of Bangalore, India featured; details given about the outsourcing industry, American companies sending work to skilled workers there and Americans, including radio DJ Kenny Jones, who are taking advantage of the opportunities. [Tutorvista.com Srinivas ROWJEE- notes people feel we are taking jobs out of the US.] [GE India Technology Raj RAGHAVAN- comments on the available expertise.] [Get Friday Personal Assistants Sunder PRAKASHAM- says America will have to find new ways to reinvent itself.] [Babajob.com Sean BLAGSVEDT- says there’s a lot of hope to this city.]
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The challenges for President Obama, the Republicans and the Tea Party following the midterm elections examined.
(Leogane, Haiti: Mark Potter) The impact of the storm on Haiti reviewed; scenes shown from Leogane of floodwaters in the streets, a tent city and a hospital. [Canadian Red Cross Louise TAYLOR†- comments.]
(Ft. Hood, Texas: Janet Shamlian) The tragedy at Ft. Hood reviewed; scenes shown of ceremonies marking the anniversary, the new memorial, police officers Kim Munley and Mark Todd, who stopped the rampage; photo shown of gunman Maj. Nidal Hasan. [Commanding general Maj. Gen. William GRIMSLEY, victim’s sister Jessica KRUEGER- comment.]
(New York: Chris Jansing) The risks of CT screening for lung cancer examined; details given concern about false alarms and the cost. [St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Dr. Andrew EVANS- comments on patient Arnold Lord’s scan.] [American Cancer Society Dr. Otis BRAWLEY- worries that people will be harmed.] [MD Anderson Cancer Center Dr. Roy HERBST- says this does not give people a card to go out and smoke.] [LORD – says if not for the CT scans he’d probably be dead.]
(New Brunswick, New Jersey: Ron Allen) The Peace Corps featured; scenes shown from Rutgers University of the reunion of volunteers who served almost 50 years ago. [Volunteers Dick COUNTS, Phil LOCAS, Mike WILSON – recall their time as members of Colombia One.] [In 1962, WILSON – explains what they were doing.] [Sierra Leone MAN – recalls Miss Watson, a Peace Corps teacher 40 years ago.] [Miss Watson/Marilyn SCOTT – reacts.]