Scoop: ROCK CENTER WITH BRIAN WILLIAMS on NBC - Today, April 5, 2013
It was the greatest rock and roll record of all time. In 1969, John Lennon, Mick Jagger, Paul McCartney and Bob Dylan formed the ultimate super group and recorded a super-secret album together. But it never really happened - it was all a joke. BrIan Williams reveals the true story behind The Masked Marauders; how a rock critic from Rolling Stone magazine fooled everyone.
Prompted by a "Rock Center" investigative report from last August about three deaths at a Scientology-linked drug treatment center in Oklahoma, two former executives from Narconon have come forward claiming that they believe the Church of Scientology uses Narconon to recruit new members, an assertion both organizations deny. The former executives also say they want to expose what they call deceitful marketing techniques and under-qualified staff at Narconon, both of which Narconon denies. Harry Smith reports.
A growing number of middle-aged adults are discovering that they've had a condition since they were children and just never recognized it. Doctors estimate that as many as 4% of adults are living with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD. Often, watching their own children struggle with ADHD is what inspires parents to seek help for themselves. Kate Snow explores the struggles of adult ADHD and the science that shows people with ADHD literally have different brains. Can ADHD be overcome? And how does treatment in adulthood change lives?
BrIan Williams wraps up the broadcast with a few interesting items from the week that was. #ROCKBOTTOM
David Corvo is the senior executive producer, Alexandra Wallace is the executive producer and BrIan Williams is the anchor and managing editor of "Rock Center with BrIan Williams" (Fridays at 10p/9c).