This program is 29 minutes long
(Capitol: Kelly O’Donnell) Representative Anthony Weiner’s confession that he sent explicit messages and photos to women featured; photos shown; scenes shown of the conservative blogger who broke the story at Weiner’s podium. [WEINER - says he made terrible mistakes but he is not resigning; talks about his wife.] [Last week, WEINER – says his Twitter account was hacked.] [Democratic strategist Christopher LeHANE- says it will be a watershed moment in how officials communicate via social media.]
(Eagar, Arizona: George Lewis) The fight against the Arizona fire featured; scenes shown of smoke and flames, people evacuating; photos from the “Arizona Republic” shown; details given about the grounding of water-dropping helicopters due to high winds. [Fire incident management spokesman Brad PITASSI- says we’re creating a perfect storm of dry fuels and intense weather.] [WOMAN – reacts.] [Greer rancher Mark PETERSON- notes his plan for his sheep.] [Snowy Mountain Inn owner Dick BRUNEAU- says we hope to dodge a bullet by the Forest Service doing some backburning.]
(Pierre, South Dakota: Miguel Almaguer) The threat of flooding along the Missouri River in the Plains featured; scenes shown of high water in Nebraska that caused a nuclear power plant to declare an emergency, National Guard sandbagging operations; details given about levee failures in Missouri and Iowa; map shown. [Dakota resident Steve COKISH, flood evacuee Laura HOLLICHECK- react to evacuating.] [Former South Dakota governor Mike ROUNDS- criticizes the Corps of Engineers.]
(Studio: Brian Williams, Richard Engel) Obama’s message about the drawdown in Afghanistan, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates’s farewell tour of Afghanistan, the attack in Iraq and the role of Shiite militias discussed. [GATES – tells US troops he thinks about them every day.]
(Washington: Tom Costello) Progress in treating melanoma featured; details given about the success of Yervoy and trials of a drug cocktail that targets a mutation; "New England Journal of Medicine" study findings and statistics on melanoma cases cited. [Melanoma patients Rick WILKEY, Emily BLACK – comment on improvement.] [University of Pennsylvania Abramson Cancer Center Dr. Lynn SCHUCHTER- says it’s a rapid response.] The successful treatment of breast cancer with Aromasin noted.
(Clayton, Missouri: Ron Mott) The decision by Panera Bread Co. chairman Ron Shaich to open a chain of non-profit pay-what-you-can restaurants after being inspired by an NBC Making a Difference story featured; details given about the training program for at-risk youth. [SHAICH – says it’s our obligation to do it; states we’re making a difference in the middle class community.] [Customers Alan WEBER, Frank GRIFFIN, Bonnie SMITH, employee Michael WILLIAMS- react to the idea.]