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Hawaii / Missile Scare / False Alarm / North Korea #1119759

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 14, 2018
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(Studio: Kate Snow) Report introduced.

(Honolulu: Jacob Soboroff) The aftermath from the scare in the state of Hawaii when a false emergency message about a nuclear missile was sent out examined; alert played; details given about the start of an FCC investigation, the early warning system; scenes shown from the emergency management center. [Three PEOPLE - react.] [On CNN, Representative Tulsi GABBARD†- calls for accountability.] [Governor David IGE - says he is sorry.] [OFFICIAL - explains how the system works.] The confusion over sirens not sounding in Hawaii discussed.

(Studio: Kate Snow; Seoul, South Korea: Bill Neely) The lack of reaction from North Korea to the false alert in Hawaii as North Korea plans to take part in the Winter Olympic Games in South Korea discussed.

Snow, Kate;
Soboroff, Jacob;
Neely, Bill

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