This program is 29 minutes long
(New York: Ron Allen) The charges against Pedro Hernandez for Etan’s murder featured; scenes shown of father Stan Patz and Hernandez’s New Jersey neighborhood; details given about the intensive search for Etan. [NYPD commissioner Raymond KELLY- says Hernandez was remorseful.] [In 1979, mother Julie PATZ- wonders about Etan.] [Hernandez neighbor Dan WOLLICK- reacts.] [Former FBI profiler Clint VAN ZANDT- comments on the challenge in getting a conviction.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(New York: Chris Jansing) The impact of the Patz case on the response to crimes against children featured; scenes shown of former President Ronald Reagan signing legislation establishing the national database of missing children; statistics on child abductions and the recovery rate cited. [Missing child’s mother Rosa GLOVER- says she needs closure.] [National Center for Missing and Exploited Children Ernie ALLEN- says in 1979 you could not enter information about stolen children into the FBI’s computer.] The cases of Elizabeth Smart, Jaycee Dugard and Adam Walsh mentioned.
(The Weather Channel: Jim Cantore) The forecast for extreme weather this holiday weekend featured; maps shown; details given about the heat, snow in the West, and the development of a tropical storm off North Carolina.
(Washington: Tom Costello) The historic docking of the private spacecraft Dragon with the International Space Station featured; audiotapes played; scenes shown from space and SpaceX Mission Control. [SpaceX founder Elon MUSK- says it’s a great day for the country and the world.] [NASA International Space Station manager Mike SUFFREDINI- comments on the remarkable feat.] [NBC space analyst James OBERG- says this is the beginning of a widening of space access.]
(London: Jim Maceda) The scandal at the Vatican with Pope Benedict XVI’s butler, Paolo Gabriele, accused of leaking confidential documents to the media examined; details given about the book by Gianluigi Nuzzi that reveals Vatican corruption and incriminating documents, including letters from Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò. [MAN – comments on the firing of Vatican bank president Ettore Gotti Tedeschi.]
(San Francisco: Kristen Dahlgren) The 75th birthday of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco featured; historical footage shown. [Golden Gate Bridge historian Mary CURRIE- talks about the challenge of building the bridge.] [TOURISTS – comment.] [Among the first to cross, Edgar STONE- comments on the excitement over the bridge.] [Golden Gate paint supervisor Dennis “Rocky” DELLAROCCA- comments on the International Orange color.]