This program is 29 minutes long
(London: Jeffrey Kofman) The closing of the tabloid newspaper "News of the World" after revelations that reporters bribed police and eavesdropped featured; scenes shown from the newspaper building; details given about the criminal activities and the media empire of mogul Rupert Murdoch. ["News of the World" showbiz editor Dan WOOTTON- comments on the professionals.] [News Corp. chairman MURDOCH - apologizes.] ["New York Times" reporter Brian STELTER- comments on the impact of the scandal.] [Voice of former editor Rebekah BROOKS- comments on the matter.]
(Santa Barbara: Bob Woodruff) The visit by Britain's Prince William and his wife, Kate, to the US featured; scenes shown from the California polo club of the prince riding on the polo field and of Kate. [Actor Rob LOWE- reacts to William.] [WILLIAM - speaks about helping.] [Royal correspondent Katie NICHOLL- comments on paid access in the US.]
(Washington: David Kerley) The statement from new Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta that Al Qaeda is on the verge of being defeated in Afghanistan and elsewhere featured; details given about the intelligence retrieved from Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden; scenes shown of Pannetta with Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai. [PANNETTA - says we have them on the run so we must put pressure on them and cripple Al Qaeda.] [International Security Assistance Force commander Gen. David PETRAEUS - says you must pressure the terrorist network.]
(Studio: David Muir) Tomorrow's coverage of the debt crisis on "This Week" noted.
(Chicago: Barbara Pinto) Autism research tracking 1200 families featured; details given about potential new directions in autism research focusing on environmental causes. [Autism study participant Lisa WIRTH- talks about her autistic son and the study.] [Kaiser Permanente scientist Lisa CROEN- says autism is caused by genetic and environmental factors.]
(New York: John Berman) The story of two men who are paid to be baseball fans presented; scenes shown of the Fan Cave hosts comedian Mike O'Hara and actor Ryan Wagner. [Major League Baseball Tim BROSNAN- talks about the fans.]