This program is 29 minutes long
(Reagan National Airport: Tom Costello) Passenger backlash against full body scans and pat-downs at airports examined; cell phone video/audio from traveler John Tyner shown. [TYNER – says he doesn’t want some stranger looking at his naked body.] [From Dallas, Newark and Los Angeles, 3 PEOPLE – react to the screening process.] [Flyersrights.org Kate HANNI- says the TSA has gone too far.] [Homeland Security Secretary Janet NAPOLITANO – says if there are adjustments we will listen.] [TSA administrator John PISTOLE- defends the procedures.] Hanni’s call for a boycott of the TSA methods and a possible charge against Tyner noted.
(Capitol: Kelly O’Donnell) The trial of Representative Charles Rangel for ethics violations reviewed; scenes shown from the hearing; details given about the allegations against Rangel. [RANGEL - says 50 years of public service is on the line; asks for time to get counsel.] [Ethics committee chair Representative Zoe LOFGREN- says we are prepared to proceed.] [Ethics committee lawyer Blake CHISAM- says the respondent did not get his financial disclosure statements and tax filings correct.] [In August 2010, RANGEL – says there has to be a penalty for grabbing the wrong stationary.] [Representative G.K. BUTTERFIELD- questions Chisam.]
(Washington: Chuck Todd) The agenda for the lame duck Congress during the transition following the midterm elections featured; details given of the dilemma over tax cuts and the Tea Party effect, including Senator Mitch McConnell’s shift on earmarks. [White House senior advisor David AXELROD, Senator Jim DEMINT- talk compromise on tax cuts.] [Senator Charles SCHUMER- offers his proposal for tax cuts.] [Political analyst Stuart ROTHENBERG- says the public wants the parties to play nice with each other.] [McCONNELL – says he’s come to share the view that our nation is at a crossroads.]
(Milwaukee: Anne Thompson) Aquaponics, a method of growing fish and plants together, examined; animation shown of how the tilapia and lettuce benefit each other. [Sweet Water Organics Josh FRAUNDORF- says we can provide safe food year round.] [University of Wisconsin School of Urban and Regional Planning Alfonso MORALES- explains why aquaponics is 20 years out from being an important part of the food system.] [Sweet Water Foundation executive director Emmanuel PRATT- talks about the message for the next generation of farmers.] [La Merenda chef/owner Peter SANDRONI- notes the fish was alive within 15 minutes of his ordering it.]
(Scotland: Brian Williams) NBC’s interview with Britain’s Prince Charles previewed; details given about the military service of his sons, Prince William and Prince Harry; photos shown. [CHARLES – says it was hard for William not to be allowed to serve in Afghanistan; talks about his worry over Harry.] [HARRY – talks about his service.]