This program is 29 minutes long
(Sanford, Florida: Kerry Sanders) The reaction to the not guilty verdict by the jury in the trial of George Zimmerman for the murder of Trayvon Martin featured; scenes shown of protests outside the courtroom and in Washington, DC, Oakland and other cities. [Two WOMEN, Trayvon's cousin Milton FELTON, "Washington Post" Eugene ROBINSON- offer views.] A statement from President Obama about the tragic death quoted. The plans for a civil right rally in Sanford noted.
(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.
(Sanford: Ron Mott) The Zimmerman trial and the debate over the issues raised by the case reviewed; scenes shown of the jury verdict being announced in the courtroom. [Zimmerman attorney Mark O'MARA- reacts to the verdict.] [Florida state prosecutor Angela COREY- says Trayvon was profiled to be a criminal.] [NBC legal analyst Kendall COFFEY- says reasonable doubt was never disproved.] [Martin family attorney Benjamin CRUMP - talks about the Martin family.]
(New York: Michelle Franzen) The rise in gasoline prices examined; statistics cited; details given of the links to the unrest in Egypt and the Middle East. [In Burbank pizza store, owner James KERIKOSIAN; two MOTORISTS - complain about gas prices.] [Oil industry analyst John KILDUFF- cites the scare in the market.]
(Washington: Tom Costello) The United States Postal Service mail surveillance program examined; details given about the arrest of Shannon Richardson for sending ricin-laced letters to President Obama and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. [Former National Counterterrorism Center director Michael LEITER- says this mail information needs to be protected.] [Buffalo bookstore owner Leslie James PICKERING- calls photocopying of his mail frightening.] The NSA tracking of phone calls Americans make noted. [Cyberlaw attorney Mark RASCH- calls the tracking broad.]
(Los Angeles: Mike Taibbi) Monteith's death and addiction problems examined; TV show clips shown. [Vancouver police dept. deputy chief Doug LEPARD- says he died alone.]
(Washington: Lisa Myers) The F-35 joint strike fighter, designed as a versatile aircraft that has become the most expensive weapons program in history, examined; plane shown; cost statistics cited. [Project on Government Oversight WInslow WHEELER- says the airplane is a disaster: unaffordable and disappointing.] [Test pilot lt. Col. Matthew KELLY- praises the plane.] [US Navy assistant secretary Sean STACKLEY- backs this combat aircraft.]
(London: Mandy Clark) The wait for Prince William's and Kate Middleton's royal baby featured; scenes shown of the media outside the hospital. [NBC News royal contributor Camilla TOMINEY, several PEOPLE, astrologer Brian STREET, ITN News royal correspondent Tim EWART- comment on the wait for the baby.] How the birth will be announced explained.