This program is 29 minutes long
(Cairo: Richard Engel) The chaos in Egypt with a power struggle involving the military, Islamist Mohammed Morsi and former Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq amid reports that former President Hosni Mubarak is clinically dead featured; scenes shown of a Muslim Brotherhood demonstration. The messy situation if Shafiq emerges as the victor in the election discussed.
(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The concern in the US about the situation in Egypt and the warning for the military not to steal power featured. The discussion about Egypt and Syria between President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 Summit in Mexico noted.
(Bellefonte, Pennsylvania: John Yang) The testimony from wife Dottie Sandusky in the child sex abuse trial of former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky reviewed; courtroom sketches shown; her remarks about some of the victims quoted. [NBC legal analyst Wesley OLIVER- says rarely does a wife bring anything beyond her willingness to testify.]
(New York: Anne Thompson) The early heat wave featured; details given about the impact of the lack of rain on crops; scenes shown of Colorado’s High Park fire; jet stream diagram shown. [Chicago WOMAN, Wendella Boat Tours Brad KIRSCHENBAUM, Iowa farmer Barry ANDERSON– comment.] [The Weather Channel’s Jim CANTORE- says we’ve had below average numbers for tornados.]
(Los Angeles: Mike Taibbi) Pew Research study findings that Asian immigrants have surpassed Hispanics as the fastest growing racial group in the US examined; graph shown; statistics cited; details given about the impact of deportations and tougher border enforcement on the drop in Hispanic arrivals. [Perfect Student Service Austin WAN- comments on Chinese students coming to US schools.] [Korean American Coalition Grace YOO- says there will be more attention paid to Asian Americans.] [MAN – says it’s the best educated and highest income race group in the country.] [Recruiter Bill IMADA- says the Asian American population has grown by double digits in 48 states.] [Koreatown developer Robert AHN- says the goal would be to see Asian Americans playing a larger role in mainstream society.]
(Chicago and Studio: Kate Snow) The increase in heroin abuse among young people in the suburbs examined; statistics on treatment and deaths cited. [Chicago police Sgt. Carlos Mostek- comments on activity on Chicago’s “heroin highway.”]
(Des Moines: Kevin Tibbles) Olympic hurdling hopeful Lolo Jones profiled; scenes shown of her hitting the hurdle in the 2008 Olympics; details given about the Project X training tool created by her sponsor, Red Bull, and about the challenges of her youth. [Red Bull Project X technical director Richard KIRBY- says we have a 3-dimensional computer model we can look at from any angle.] [JONES – talks about hurdling, Project X and growing up.] [Mother Lori COUNTER-JONES- comments on being homeless.]