This program is 29 minutes long
(New York: Anne Thompson) Ford's role as spokeswoman for breast cancer and feminism featured. [FORD - talks about helping others and her cancer and addiction.] [NBC News Nancy SNYDERMAN- talks about Ford and cancer awareness.] [Feminist Majority Foundation president Eleanor SMEAL- says she marched with us.]
(Kabul, Afghanistan: Jim Miklaszewski) The first trip by Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta to Afghanistan featured; details given about the identification of Al Qaeda leaders from material found in the compound of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, including Anwar al-Awlaki and the Christmas Day bomber. [PANETTA - talks about undermining Al Qaeda and having them on the run; states now is the moment to put pressure on them.] [International Security Assistance Force commander Gen. David PETRAEUS - comments on Al Qaeda.]
(White House: Mike Viqueira) The negotiations about the budget crisis between President Obama and Congressional leaders reviewed; details given of proposals about taxes with changes in Medicare and Social Security.
(Studio: Lester Holt) Further coverage of the budget topic on "Meet the Press" noted.
(Santa Barbara: Kate Snow) The visit by Britain's Prince William and his wife, Kate, to the US featured; scenes shown from the polo club of the prince riding on the polo field for charity, of Kate and of the skid row area that will be passed through en route to the site of Inner City Art. [WILLIAM - speaks.] [Polo captain Nick RODAN- speaks about the match.] [SPECTATOR - reacts to Kate.] [Dance LEADER - talks about hope and the arts.]
(New York: Kevin Tibbles) The death of American military veteran Sgt. James Hackemer in an amusement park accident in upstate New York reviewed; scenes shown of Hackemer and the park's roller coaster. [Mother Nancy HACKEMER- talks about James.] [Genesee County sheriff's office Sgt. Greg WALKER, Darien Lake park spokesman Cassandra OKON- comment on the ride accident.]
(London: Keir Simmons) The closing of the tabloid newspaper "News of the World" after revelations that reporters bribed police and hacked phones reviewed; scenes shown of the paper's last front page; details given about media mogul owner Rupert Murdoch and the victims of hacking, including families of fallen soldiers, victims of the 2005 terrorism attack and a murdered teen. [Former "News of the World" editor Andy COULSON- calls it a sad day.] [Voice of chief executive Rebekah BROOKS- comments.]
(Santa Barbara, California: Peter Alexander) The time-honored American tradition of the treatment of British royalty reviewed; photos and video shown of various royal visits, including William and his wife, Kate, in California. [In 1976, Queen ELIZABETH - speaks about our friendship.] [NBC royal contributor Camilla TOMINEY- comments on American fascination with our royalty.]