This program is 29 minutes long
(London: Jim Maceda) The engagement of Britain's Prince William to Kate Middleton featured; scenes shown of the ring that once belonged to Princess Diana; details given about Kate’s background and how the couple met. [WILLIAM – comments on the ring and his mother.] [MIDDLETON – comments on becoming engaged during a safari trip to Kenya.] [“News of the World” royal editor Robert JOBSON- says she’s an ordinary girl that managed to land the heart of a prince.] [Royal watcher Neil SEAN- says she has the credentials that will make William possibly one of the most popular kings for many a year.] [In England, MAN, WOMAN – react.] Prince Harry’s reaction noted.
(Studio: Brian Williams) The account of William and Kate about their long-time relationship presented in their own words. [WILLIAM, MIDDLETON - talk about their engagement, relationship and future.]
(Scotland: Brian Williams) NBC interview with Prince Charles previewed. [CHARLES – talks about William and the intrusive media coverage.]
(Washington: Tom Costello) Continuing backlash against the TSA’s full body scans and pat-downs at airports featured; details given of the internet-led call for a national opt-out day; AAA prediction on Thanksgiving travel cited. [Passenger Trish WIMMER- describes the pat-down.] [TSA administrator John PISTOLE- defends the procedures.] [AAA president/CEO Robert DARBELNET- notes concerns about an organized resistance over the Thanksgiving holiday.] [US Airline Pilots Assn. spokesman James RAY- supports passenger screening.]
(Washington: Brian Williams) The ceremony to award the Medal of Honor to Army S/Sgt. Salvatore Giunta for bravery in the war in Afghanistan reported; scenes shown from the White House; details given about Giunta’s actions during the firefight in the Korengal Valley; photos shown. [President OBAMA – says he really likes this guy.] [GIUNTA – says he was only able to do it because everybody else was doing everything they could; says he can’t wear the medal for himself.]
(New York: Andrea Mitchell) The fascination with royalty featured; footage of Prince Charles and Princess Diana shown. [“Newsweek”/The Daily Beast editor-in-chief Tina BROWN- says they’re about things that excite the public as a romantic idea.] [In earlier interview with Matt Lauer, WILLIAM – talks about his mother.] [Today, WILLIAM – comments on giving Diana’s ring to Kate.] [MSNBC anchor Martin BASHIR- says ordinary folk can see mirrored in their lives the life of Kate Middleton.]