This program is 29 minutes long
(Studio: Maria Bartiromo) The rough opening day for Facebook reviewed; scenes shown of founder Mark Zuckerberg ceremonially ringing an opening bell; price graph shown. [Sandler O’Neill principal Rich REPETTO, former Lucent CEO Carly FIORINA- talk about what went wrong.] The bad day for NASDAQ discussed.
(Studio: Lester Holt) Stock Market Report
(Sanford, Florida: Kerry Sanders) New evidence in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman examined; video of Martin in a convenience store shown; photos of Zimmerman and Martin shown; tapes of police interviews with eyewitnesses, remarks from Zimmerman’s father Robert Zimmerman and 911 calls played.
(New York: Robert Bazell) The CDC’s call for all baby boomers to be tested for hepatitis C featured; statistics cited; details given about how the virus that causes liver disease spreads.
(Chicago: Katy Tur) The security measures for the NATO summit reviewed; map shown; footage shown of violence during the 1999 Seattle world trade meeting. [Occupy Chicago protestor Rachael PERROTTA†- says we’re going to be loud, boisterous and peaceful.] [Bank manager James MORETTI†- comments on the expected protests.] [Tavern at the Park managing partner Peter De CASTRO†- worries about the impact of closures on his business.] [Security consultant Arnette HEINTZE††- says this city is prepared.] [Mayor Rahm EMANUEL††- comments on the opportunity for exposure.]
(Los Angeles: Tom Costello) Plans for the first private company to fly a NASA mission to resupply the International Space Station featured; scenes shown of the SpaceX rocket at Cape Canaveral; animation shown; details given about SpaceX founder Elon Musk, who was the inspiration for the main character in the “Iron Man” movies and also founded PayPal and Tesla Motors. [NBC space correspondent Jay BARBREE- notes concern that a private company might choose to put profits ahead of safety.] [MUSK – says we never once said make it cheaper but less reliable.]
(Honolulu: Mara Schiavocampo) Army Col. Greg Gadson, who lost both his legs in a roadside bombing in Iraq 5 years ago and is making his acting debut in the movie “Battleship,” profiled; scenes shown of Gadson with his new prosthetic legs, receiving a Master’s Degree and as co-captain of the New York Giants football team; film clips shown. [GADSON – says he couldn’t stand quitting.] [“Battleship” director Peter BERG- comments on Gadson’s inner strength.] [2 SERVICEMEMBERS – react to Gadson’s accomplishments.]
(Chicago: Kevin Tibbles) The story of Winchester, Kentucky businessman Rankin Paynter, who bought the entire inventory at the closeout sale at his local Kmart and donated it to charity, presented. [PAYNTER – says he was raised poor.] [Clark County Community Services director Judy CROWE, Winchester resident Camille COLON- react.]