This program is 29 minutes long
(Winston-Salem, North Carolina: Lisa Myers) The indictment of former Senator John Edwards on charges of using campaign money to conceal his extramarital affair with Rielle Hunter featured; details given about the donations from Fred Baron and Bunny Mellon; note from Mellon quoted. [EDWARDS - admits he did wrong but did not break the law.] [Attorney Gregory CRAIG- says no one has ever been charged with the claims brought against Edwards.]
(Washington: Tom Costello) The disappointing jobs report reviewed; job cuts in several industries cited. [Moody’s economy.com Mark ZANDI- explains how many jobs we need to create each month.] [Lost her home, Shawn HOLLY- comments.] [Former Federal Reserve Board chairman Alan GREENSPAN – supports going back to the Clinton tax structure.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(White House: Chuck Todd) President Obama’s omission of the jobs numbers in a speech on his economic policies featured. [In Toledo Ohio, OBAMA – says this economy took a big hit.]
(Tripoli, Libya: Richard Engel) The unrest in Yemen updated; details given about the assassination attempt on President Ali Saleh, which was blamed on fighters loyal to tribal leaders; scenes shown of smoke from the presidential palace; protestors carrying bodies, fighting in the streets. Growing protests in Syria, partly motivated by the death of a 13-year-old boy, noted. The uprising in Libya and the impact of economic sanctions discussed; footage shown of Libyan leader Muammar el-Kadhafi.
(Studio: Brian Williams, Nancy Snyderman) Kevorkian’s legacy of assisted suicide/controlled death and the media circus that surrounded him discussed.