This program is 28 minutes long
(Baengnyeong Island, South Korea: Ian Williams) Kim’s provocations examined; scenes shown of a military parade in Pyongyang, a map indicating Austin, Texas as a target, fortifications and bomb shelters on Baengnyeong Island; details given of concern about a strike in the Yellow Sea.
(Studio: Brian Williams; Washington: Andrea Mitchell) Speculation over whether Kim is serious discussed.
(Atlanta: Gabe Gutierrez) The health scare for patients of Tulsa dentist Dr. Scott Harrington examined; health department letter urging patients to get tested for hepatitis and HIV quoted; photo of Harrington shown; details given of complaints about his equipment and procedures and his reuse of needles and drug vials. [Patient Joyce BAYLOR- reacts.] [Tulsa Health Department Kaitlin SNIDER- says it’s unnerving.] [Oklahoma Board of Dentistry Susan ROGERS- recounts Harrington’s response.] [Piedmont Atlanta Hospital epidemiologist Pamela FALK- says the likelihood that someone will become sick is very small.]
(Washington: Kelly O’Donnell) The political mess for the Republican Party after a racial slur from Representative Don Young during a radio interview examined; his apology quoted. [Voice of YOUNG - says his father hired "wetbacks."]
(Secaucus, New Jersey: Stephanie Gosk) The EPA’s clean air proposal for new emissions standards for cars that could raise the price of gas examined; details given about the health benefits and the expense for refineries for reducing sulfur levels; average gas price now and a year ago compared. [Several DRIVERS - comment.] [EPA acting administrator Bob PERCIASEPE- says paying a penny for the health benefits is a pretty good deal.] [American Petroleum Institute Rayola DOUGHER- says it’s billions of dollars we’re talking about.] [Energy industry analyst John KILDUFF- says refineries will break down more often.] The drop in smog levels in California, which has stricter standards, noted.
(Studio: Nancy Snyderman) A report finding that vaccinations are not associated with an increased risk of autism reviewed; details given about the research focusing on antigens. [CDC Dr. Frank DeSTEFANO- says the vaccines in the current immunization schedule are what’s needed to protect children.] [Pediatrician Dr. Tanya ALTMANN- says this is more evidence to reassure parents that vaccines are safe.]
(New York: Chris Jansing) The spate of new movies and TV shows inspired by the Bible featured; clips shown from “The Bible” miniseries and “The American Bible Challenge” game show; examples cited. [Grace Hill Media president Jonathan BOCK- says the Bible is hot.] [“The Bible” executive producer Mark BURNETT- says the Bible is being spoken of by millions.] The HotJesus hashtag on Twitter noted.