Rock Center | November 29, 2012
>>> we were off on thanksgiving night for the holiday and football and because most of our viewers were either too relaxed or stressed out by family to fully concentrate on our reporting. tonight we catch up on the web, on the biebs, on the jersey shore , and on the anniversary of something that just might have changed something in its own way. it debutted 40 years ago this week, first the album, then the book, then the tv special hosted by marlo thomas featuring celebrities of the day, and in its own way, it changed everything. it was called "free to be you and me" and it was the beginning of the you are special movement of gender neutrality, individualality, tolerance and the belief that you can achieve anything. and say what you will about the effect that it's had.
>> how is your relationship with your parents?
>> oh, it's great. they're my two best friends, and, you know, they always tell me i'm great at everything.
>> is that why you're so sucky and you don't realize it?
>> like we said, the show was a game changer in 1972 . "free to be you and me" actually replaced the previous mindset about, hey, let's go fight in world war ii . speaking of which, this is lindsay stone in cape cod . she did not fight in world war ii , but she did get famous on the web for making an obscene gesture at arlington national cemetary that got posted on the web. her own father called it disgrace ful. they started a movement on facebook to get her fired from her job, and she was.
>>> in iran, they unveiled their new submarine. they might consider another paint scheme if they're going to use this to sneak up on other vessels. our guys have had great success with a darker-colored palette. another storm on the web last week, the faux toe of justin bieber receiving an award from the prime minister of canada while dressed like the orphan child of railroad workers. but in bieber's defense, the prime minister showed up with his canadian flag getup, and the biebs didn't have anything to wear. the hubbub caused lots of drama and emotion among his fans, but something always comes along just in time, and here she is. johnny football, how we love you
>> this is what can happen when you combine a woman in texas with a lot of school spirit and a webcam and a hangering for the aggies quarterback. he's had an insane season including 43. they call him johnny poob, and this is submitted without comment. johnny football, your name is who you are
>> first we discovered that the matching sisters in the florida branch of the petraeus e-mail scandal have the same head tilt in every photo. that matched thing around your belt was called a. symbols for curse occur first it was the pre historic thing. finally, tonight in the skies over new york, there is this thing. courtesy of new york's art production fund. a your eyes are going to all the places where it's dark and has been since the storm, one month and three days ago. if you haven't seen the doctors, and then the rockaways that got wiped out. these are beach houses . every one of them hosted families or decades of. we now just feel sad. they thought about keeping it the there. if not exactly the way we remember it. 3