COMING UP ON “ROCK CENTER WITH BRIAN WILLIAMS” – THURSDAY, JUNE 28 AT 10P/9C
With healthcare costs rising and a Supreme Court healthcare ruling looming, hospitals are turning to creative methods to collect what patients owe them. But the Minnesota Attorney General alleges that one hospital group and its collection consultant have gone too far to get pre-payments from patients - even as they’re under care in the Emergency Room. Mike Taibbi investigates.
Tyler Clementi jumped to his death from the George Washington Bridge just a few days after his roommate at Rutgers University used a webcam to spy on him kissing another man. Now Clementi’s family is speaking out for the first time to Lester Holt. Tyler’s parents, Jane and Joe Clementi, and his brother James reveal their thoughts about the sensational trial of their son’s roommate Dharun Ravi, the 30 day sentence he received, and their own response to Tyler’s sexuality.
Egypt has a new President, the first ever to be democratically elected. Now, among his many challenges, he must try to stop the systematic looting of some of civilization’s greatest treasures. Richard Engel journeys to the land of the Pyramids to discover why the Arab Spring is turning into a disaster for archaeologists, and for many of history’s most ancient and valuable artifacts.
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