This program is 29 minutes long
(New York: Anne Thompson) The impact of the heat and humidity reviewed; details given about power usage by PJM customers; air quality alert map shown. [WOMAN – reacts.] [New York City Office of Emergency Management commissioner Joseph BRUNO- notes the toll on people’s health and the infrastructure.] [NBC reporter Kevin TIBBLES – comments on the weather in Chicago.] [Con Edison’s John MIKSAD- says we could handle 5 days in a row of 100 degrees.] [The Weather Channel’s Chris WARREN – cites temperatures in Washington, DC.] [High school football COACH – outlines the game plan.] [Maimonides Medical Center Dr. Estevan GARCIA- worries it will last several days.] A raw sewage spill in the Hudson River noted.
(Studio: Brian Williams) Live in-studio interview held with WBC chief meteorologist Janice Huff about this weather; animated map shown. [HUFF – says there will be a break for the Northeast; presents the forecast.]
(Kenya-Somalia border: Rohit Kachroo) The suffering in Africa featured; scenes shown of starving children, a refugee camp in Kenya, Somalis on the road; details given about the militant group Al Shabaab’s decision to allow some aid for Somalia. [Doctor Mohammad HASSAN- says it’s a matter of urgency.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) How viewers can help noted.
(Capitol: Kelly O’Donnell) The negotiations on a budget deficit/debt ceiling deal updated. [Speaker of the House John BOEHNER – says it would be irresponsible for Congress and the president not to be looking for backup strategies.] [White House press secretary Jay CARNEY – says we are not close to a deal.]
(Atlanta: Darren Rovell) The talks between NFL football team owners and players aimed at ending the lockout reviewed; scenes shown.
(California: Tom Brokaw) The booming economy in California’s Silicon Valley featured. [Keller Williams realty broker Ken DeLEON- notes homes are selling over list price.] [Box CEO Aaron LEVIE, CFO Dylan SMITH- comment on being in Silicon Valley and the growth of their company.] [Financier Tim DRAPER- comments on the impact of cell phones and the Internet on business.]
(Cape Canaveral, Florida: Tom Costello) The end of an era with the final landing of the space shuttle Atlantis featured; scenes shown of the landing in Florida, inside and outside Mission Control in Houston; details given about the uncertain future for the space program. [Voice of commander Chris FERGUSON- says the space shuttle has come to its final stop.] [WOMAN – reacts.] [NASA administrator Charles BOLDEN- thanks shuttle program workers.] [Shuttle contract employees Mike MARTIN, Chad WETRICH- comment.] [FERGUSON – comments on future astronauts.]