This program is 29 minutes long
(Granbury, Texas: Mike Seidel) The severe weather threat from this system featured; scenes shown of a twister near Athens, Alabama; diagram shown.
(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Granbury, Texas: Gabe Gutierrez) The devastation in Texas featured; scenes shown of the wreckage in Granbury & Cleburne; details given about how the wind picked up Marjari Davis’s home, killing her and her son-in-law Tommy Martin; 911 call played; photos shown of Davis, Martin, and Leo Stefanski, who also was killed. [Davis’s son David DAVIS, BOY - react.] [Volunteer Patricia TOMLIN- says everybody is at a loss.] [Texas Governor Rick PERRY- says there’s no replacing those loved ones who were lost.] The delivery of relief supplies from West, Texas, where a fertilizer plant exploded last month, noted.
(Washington: Lisa Myers) The contentious Congressional hearing on the IRS targeting of conservative political groups applying for tax-exempt status reviewed; scenes shown of the grilling of outgoing acting IRS commissioner Steven Miller; details given about Miller’s admission that the IRS planted a question at a conference so official Lois Lerner could admit to targeting and apologize. [Representative Charles BOUSTANY, Kevin BRADY, Peter ROSKAM, David REICHERT- question Miller.] [MILLER – says he did not mislead Congress nor the American people; says we provided horrible customer service.] [Representatives Charles RANGEL, Joseph CROWLEY- express outrage.] The question of what the administration knew and when noted.
(Studio: Brian Williams; Washington: David Gregory) The political impact of this scandal discussed.
(New York: Nancy Snyderman) A British study on the success of the embryoscope technology that allows researchers to monitor the development of fertilized eggs around the clock reviewed; embryoscope pictures shown. [New parents Ed & Caroline MARKS- comment.] [Cleveland Clinic Dr. Nina DESAI- says the embryo changes constantly.] [CARE Fertility Dr. Simon FISHEL- says we have an objective tool to enable us to find the embryo with the highest potential for live birth.]
(Orlando, Florida: Kerry Sanders) The graduation of University of Central Florida medical students, who are all leaving the school debt-free, featured; details given about how the school gave each medical student free tuition and covered living expenses in order to attract them to the new program; average medical student debt cited. [UCF graduate Dr. Sarina AMIN- says she doesn’t have hundreds of thousands of dollars hanging over her head.] [UCF College of Medicine Dr. Deborah GERMAN- says if we didn’t have the scholarships we’d be likely to attract students that couldn’t get in anywhere else.] [Graduate Romeo JOSEPH- comments on the repayment burden.] [Graduate Dr. Keith CONNOLLY- says one of us has been instilled with the sense of wanting to give back.]