NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 24, 2013
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.
(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The manhunt for NSA leaker Edward Snowden, who is believed to be in Russia after fleeing Hong Kong, featured; scenes shown of the empty seat Snowden had booked on a plane bound for Cuba; details given about US anger with China for letting Snowden flee to Moscow and how he was helped by WikiLeaks. [White House press secretary Jay CARNEY – criticizes China.] [With NBC’s Catherine Chomiak, Secretary of State John KERRY – says we hope the Russians will do the right thing.] [In Moscow, NBC’s Jim Maceda – notes Russian President Vladimir Putin thrives on confrontation with the US.] [Voice of WikiLeaks founder Julian ASSANGE- defends Snowden.] [In Quito, Ecuador, NBC correspondent Miguel ALMAGUER – comments on Snowden’s request for asylum in Ecuador.] [President OBAMA – says we’re following the appropriate legal channels.] The US diplomatic efforts discussed.