This program is 29 minutes long
(Pratt, Kansas: Janet Shamlian) The threat from the violent storms featured; scenes shown of twisters in Kansas, Pennsylvania & Michigan, damage, a KAMR news team sheltering in a bathroom in Amarillo, Texas, flooding at Carl Sandburg College in Illinois, memorials outside Plaza Towers Elementary School and cleanup in Moore, Oklahoma; map shown. [Kansas resident Denny SNRA- comments.] [KAMR meteorologist John HARRIS- says we knew something was going on outside the building.] [The Weather Channel’s Greg FORBES- notes the conditions are similar to what we saw when Shawnee & Moore, Oklahoma were hit 10 days ago.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(The Weather Channel: Chris Warren) The forecast for more severe weather presented; maps/diagrams shown.
(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) Bachmann's political career reviewed; her video announcement and clips from campaign appearances shown; details given about her denial that her decision is linked to a probe into payments by her PAC.
(US-Mexico border: Miguel Almaguer) The arrest in Mexico of American mother Yanira Maldonado on drug smuggling charges featured; map shown of her travel route in Mexico after a funeral. [Daughter Anna SOTO- reacts.] [Husband Gary MALDONADO- talks about Yanira.] [State Department spokesperson Jen PSAKI- describes what is being done on Maldonado’s behalf.]
(New York: Rehema Ellis) A Pew Research Center report showing a record number of mothers as the primary breadwinner for their families examined; statistics cited. [Parents Trey & Jenny BURLEY, single mom Becca BREEDLOVE- comment.] [Institute for Women’s Policy Research founder Heidi HARTMANN- notes women still make less than men.]
(London: Jim Maceda) The changes at Mt. Everest since Edmund Hillary & Tenzing Norgay reached the summit 60 years ago featured; footage shown; scenes shown of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth an Everest exhibition in London, a parade in Kathmandu, Nepal, a Russian daredevil base jumping, a Japanese man who became the oldest to reach the summit last week; details given about the crowds on the mountain today. [Hillary’s son Peter HILLARY- says it was like landing on the moon.] [Everest climber Stephen VENABLES- says it’s like a commodity you can buy off the shelf.] [In 2003, E. HILLARY – says he dislikes the commercialization of the climb of Everest.]