This program is 28 minutes long
(New York Stock Exchange: Maria Bartiromo) The wild day for the stock market reviewed; details given of concern about the European economy. [European Union commissioner Olli REHN- encourages everybody to stay calm.] [Meridian Equity Partners Jonathan CORPINA- says it takes time to get back to where we should be.] [Restaurant owners Jack and Herman HALICI, 2 Atlanta MEN- worry.] [Chapin Hill Advisors Kathy BOYLE- says people have to have a plan.]
(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.
(Frankfurt, Germany: Michelle Caruso-Cabrera) The financial crisis in Europe and the impact on the global economy featured.
(Studio: Lester Holt) Statistics on jobs added and unemployment cited.
(New York: John Yang) The new jobs report examined; statistics on job creation cited. [President OBAMA – says things will get better.] [BNP Paribas chief economist Julia CORONADO- says we move forward in fits and starts.] [Midland Metal Products owner Suzanne McDONALD- says we’ve had very few applications.] [Newly hired Ryan KURZYNOWSKI- says he was there when they needed him.]
(Houston: Janet Shamlian) The impact of the unrelenting heat featured; scenes shown of a memorial service in Georgia for young football player Forrest Jones, who died at practice, and of volunteers checking on the elderly in Baltimore; details given about the death of a Dallas woman whose air conditioner was stolen. [St. John's School football coach Steve GLEAVES- comments on the high school athletes.] [The Weather Channel’s Jim CANTORE- says this is unprecedented.] Flash flooding in Charlotte reported; scenes shown of rescues and water pouring into a hotel lobby.
(London: Martin Fletcher) The intensified crackdown on protestors in Hama, Syria featured; scenes shown of army troops firing in the streets, tanks, bodies in the river, troops arresting people, demonstrations across Syria; details given about the government’s claim they are fighting armed terrorists. [Secretary of State Hillary CLINTON – says President Bashir al-Assad has lost his legitimacy.]
(Mogadishu: Richard Engel) The dire situation at the children’s hospital in Mogadishu featured; scenes shown of starving, sick children, the body of a woman who died; details given about the outbreak of cholera at the hospital and the efforts of peacekeepers from Uganda and Burundi to drive out Al Shabaab militants. [PEACEKEEPER – points out the location of the militants.]
(Big Timber, Montana: Tom Brokaw) “The Road Back,” a “Dateline” documentary that continues coverage of S/Sgt. Charles Weaver, previewed; details given about his physical and mental problems since his return from Iraq and his efforts to find a job since retiring from the military. [In 2003, WEAVER, wife Dawn WEAVER – comment on the possibility he won’t come back.] [Now, WEAVER – says he’s been retired for a year and is still looking for work.]
(Hollywood: Lee Cowan) The Hollywood Museum’s exhibit of memorabilia connected to comedian Lucille Ball to mark what would have been her 100th birthday reviewed; TV and film clips, photos and scenes from the museum shown. [Hollywood Museum curator Steve NYCKLEMOE, comedian Alison ARNGRIM, daughter Lucie ARNAZ- talk about Lucy.] [Hollywood Museum president Danelle DADIGAN- notes the role of Desi Arnaz.]