This program is 29 minutes long
(Kabul: Atia Abawi) The deaths of more US servicemen who were killed by Afghan security forces in an attack that is the latest in a string of insider attacks reviewed; map shown of Farah province.
(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.
(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) The Pentagon’s concern over this growing threat featured; details given about the loss of trust and the fear that these attacks could become as big as IED attacks.
(Arlington, Virginia: Ron Mott) A look at the record of Mitt Romney’s vice presidential choice, Representative Paul Ryan, presented; details given about his criticism of President Obama’s stimulus package while being accused of seeking funds for projects in his home state of Wisconsin; his statement about “constituent service request” letters quoted; scenes shown of him being heckled in Virginia. [In 2010 and 2 days ago, RYAN – denies asking for stimulus money.] [Representative Debbie WASSERMAN SCHULTZ- criticizes Ryan.] The Obama campaign’s request for Romney to release more tax returns noted.
(Studio: Lester Holt, David Gregory) The impact on Romney of Ryan’s release of his tax returns and the scrutiny of Ryan’s record discussed.
(Ellensburg, Washington: Kristen Dahlgren) The continuing fight against the fires updated; scenes shown of flames, aircraft, firefighters in Idaho; photos of a firefighter who was killed and of the Spring fire shown. [Washington resident Adrienne BLUM- wonders when to evacuate.] [Trinity Ridge fire incident commander Rich HARVEY- says contact is inevitable.] [Resident Jackie ELSWOOD- reacts.] [Idaho Governor Butch OTTER- says he’ll leave when they ask him to.] [Taylor Bridge fire PIO Mark GRASSEL- notes the risk of thunderstorms and lightning.]
(Truxton, Missouri: Than Truong) Extreme measures to get water where it’s needed featured; details given about the Missouri program to dig wells for ranchers and farmers; drought map shown. [Rancher Michele CHRISTOPHERSON, farmer Rusty LEE- comment.] [Natural Resources Conservation Service Tammy TEETER- says it’s desperate.]
(London: Duncan Golestani) The outrage over the prison sentence in Russia for 3 members of the band Pussy Riot who protested against President Vladimir Putin featured; scenes shown of the protest outside the court where Garry Kasparov was arrested, the “punk prayer” at a Moscow cathedral; details given about condemnation from musicians including Paul McCartney, Sting and Madonna. [Protestor’s husband Peter VERZILOV- says Putin likes to show his vengeance.] [MADONNA – says she is against censorship.] [Chatham House Russia expert James NIXEY- says Russia doesn’t often care what the rest of the world thinks.]
(Miami: Mark Potter) The rescue of Giovanna Demonte and her handicapped sister Felicidad, who were trapped in a burning car, by fellow motorists in Mississippi reviewed; scenes and photos shown. [AP photographer Gerald HERBERT- describes the scene he encountered; notes the role of the cement mixer.] [Navy Petty Officer Melissa ESTES- says complete strangers came together to help somebody they don’t even know.]
(Georgetown, Massachusetts: Rehema Ellis) The growth of the Brides Across America program that gives wedding dresses to military brides featured; scenes shown from Wedding Angels Bridal Boutique near Atlanta. [Army S/Sgt. Tiffany MOORE- reacts.] [Founder Heidi JANSON- says we planted a seed and made it nationwide.] [Wedding Angels owner Jacquie WESTNEY- says there was no way we could stop doing it.]