This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The debate over a US strike in Syria featured; details given about actions taken by British Prime Minister David Cameron; scenes shown of dead Syrians. [On PBS, OBAMA – says he has not made a decision.] [Britain’s Foreign Secretary William HAGUE- says we have to confront something that is a crime against humanity.] [Syrian U.N. Ambassador Bashar JA’AFARI- accuses rebels of using chemical agents against Syrian soldiers.] [NBC military analyst retired Gen. Barry McCAFFREY- says a limited military strike won’t stop chemical attacks.]
(Washington: Lester Holt) Report introduced.
(Antakya, Turkey: Richard Engel) The situation on the ground in Syria and concerns about the impact of a US strike on stability in the Middle East reviewed; scenes shown of U.N. inspectors investigating the chemical attack; map shown of Syria’s allies; details given about Israel’s defense preparations; photos shown of an unidentified dead baby. [U.N. envoy Lakhdar BRAHIMI- says some kind of substance was used that killed a lot of people.] [From Damascus, "Wall Street Journal" correspondent Sam DAGHER- says on the surface everything is normal.]
(Ft. Hood, Texas: Mark Potter) The death sentence for Army Maj. Nidal Hasan for the 2009 massacre at Ft. Hood, Texas reviewed; courtroom sketches by Brigitte Woosley shown; details given about the arguments from prosecutor Col. Michael Mulligan. [Victim’s relatives Jolene CAHILL, Gayle HUNT- react.]
(Tuolumne, California: Miguel Almaguer) The fight against the Rim fire in California updated; details given of concern about ash in the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, which supplies water to San Francisco, and the smoke over Reno, Nevada. [UC Berkeley Laurel LARSON- says the greatest risk is an enhanced input of sediment.] [WOMAN – says her throat is scratchy.] [Sonora Medical Center Dr. Stephanie STUART- says there is a higher risk of respiratory infections.] A drone used to identify hot spots shown.