This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: Tom Costello) The search for the wreckage of the missing Flight 370 featured; animated diagram of the plane shown; details given about the plane, the captain, first officer Fariq Hamid, two stolen passports. [Former NTSB investigator Greg FEITH- says something catastrophic happened.] [NBC News aviation analyst John COX- says maintenance records will be reviewed.] [NBC News counterterrorism analyst Michael LEITER- says two were travelling on false passports.]
(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.
(Beijing: Eunice Yeung) The families in China seeking information about passengers examined; photos shown.
(Studio: Lester Holt) Live discussion held with Leiter and Cox about the missing plane. [COX - speculates about what could have happened, what the debris field will indicate, why there might not have been an explosion.] [LEITER - comments on the stolen passport issue.]
(Kiev: Ian Williams) Russia's troop reinforcement in Crimea, Ukraine, featured; scenes shown from Kiev and the east of protests and the barricades in Independence Square.
(Studio: Lester Holt) President Obama's phone calls to European leaders about the Ukraine crisis noted.
(Florida City: Kristen Welker) Obama's role in the diplomatic efforts about Russian forces in Crimea reviewed.
(Sochi: Keir Simmons) The opening of the Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia, 300 miles from Ukraine featured; scenes shown of the opening ceremonies, the sole UUkrainian athlete and the Russian team.
(St. Louis, Missouri: Kristen Dahlgren) The huge debate over whether cameras that catch red light offenders have a place examined; details given about cities that stopped using the cameras. [Brick, New Jersey, Mayor John DUCEY- says crashes increased with cameras.] [National Motorists Assn. John BOWMAN- says drivers face a tough choice at intersections.] [St. Louis police chief Sam DOTSON- defends the cameras.] [National Coalition for Safer Roads David KELLY, Two DRIVERS - comment.]
(No location given: Ron Mott) The long regional spelling bee in Kansas City, Missouri, reviewed; scenes shown of the spelling between Sophia Hoffman and Kush Sharma, that went 66 rounds. [Spelling bee coordinator Anna GARCIA, SHARMA, HOFFMAN - comment on the bee.]