This program is 29 minutes long
(Los Angeles: Miguel Almaguer) The end of the hunt for cop killer Dorner featured; scenes shown of the cabin, the SWAT team; police dispatches played; details given about Dorner’s murder spree; photos of victims Monica Quan, Keith Lawrence and Riverside police officer Mike Crain shown. [LAPD spokesman Cmdr. Andrew SMITH- says it’s time to stop the bloodshed.]
(Washington: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(On the phone from Big Bear, California: Chuck Henry) The situation at the Big Bear resort featured; scenes shown
(Washington: Brian Williams) Live interview held with former Los Angeles police Chief William Bratton about the standoff with Dorner; photo of Bratton with Dorner shown. [BRATTON – says he hopes it ends with surrender; comments on how one individual can terrorize a region.]
(White House: Chuck Todd) President Obama's State of the Union address that will focus on the economy and job creation previewed; details given about Republican opposition to his call for more spending coupled with debt reduction and his plans to address US troop levels in Afghanistan and gun control; photos shown of invited guests, including families from the Newtown school shooting, the parents of slain Chicago teen Hadiya Pendleton and former Representative Gabrielle Giffords; Giffords’ anti-gun violence ad shown. [White House senior advisor Dan PFEIFFER†- says Obama has had a consistent economic theory on improving the economy.] [With Matt Lauer, Speaker of the House John BOEHNER – says Obama is out of ideas when it comes to the economy.] The plan for Senator Marco Rubio to deliver the Republican response and the status of the confirmation process for Defense Secretary nominee Chuck Hagel noted.
(Washington: Brian Williams, David Gregory, Savannah Guthrie, Andrea Mitchell) The division between Obama and Republicans, the political atmosphere this year and North Korea’s nuclear test discussed.
(Washington: Brian Williams) NBC coverage of tonight’s address noted.
(Vatican Anne Thompson) The revelation that Pope Benedict XVI has a pacemaker, the timing of his decision to retire and his future home featured; scenes shown of his new home.
(Mobile, Alabama: Janet Shamlian) The nightmare for passengers on board the stranded Carnival cruise ship Triumph stranded in the Gulf of Mexico featured; scenes shown of the ship being towed to Mobile; animation of the engine room fire and map shown. [Voice of passenger Donna GUTZMAN, passengers’ daughter Lindsay PETERSEN, passenger’s daughter Melissa MORELL- describe conditions.]