This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) Public opposition to US involvement in Syria examined; scenes shown from Senator John McCain’s town hall meeting in Phoenix; photo/video shown of Syrian rebels assassinating Syrian soldiers. [Several PEOPLE – confront McCain.] [McCAIN – responds.] [In Baltimore, MAN – confronts Representative Elijah Cummings.] [CUMMINGS – says they have the backdrop of Iraq.] [Secretary of State John KERRY – says extremists will be attracted to the assassination images.]
(St. Petersburg, Russia: Chuck Todd) The tension between Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin, whose differences on Syria have overshadowed the economic conference, featured; scenes shown of Obama with Putin and with Japan’s prime minister. [Yesterday, OBAMA – condemns the use of chemical weapons in Syria.] [In Damascus, correspondent Bill NEELY- comments on the fighting in the streets.]
(Barrington, Illinois: Lisa Myers) Concerns about the safety of trains carrying oil examined; details given of warnings about the DOT 111 tank cars; statement from the Assn. of American Railroads quoted; footage shown of the explosion after the derailment in Lac-Megantic, Quebec. [Lives near tracks, Steve MORRISSEY- comments.] [Former NTSB member John GOGLIA- worries about a catastrophic event.] [Lac-Megantic victim Karine Champagne’s brother Martin CHAMPAGNE – says it killed a lot of good people.]
(Studio: Nancy Snyderman) Concerns about the health effects of e-cigarettes examined; ad featuring actress Jenny McCarthy shown; map shown of states that ban sales to minors. [Teen Joshua SHORT – comments on his vaping.] [CDC director Dr. Tom FRIEDEN- says kids’ brains are highly susceptible to nicotine addiction.] [Former surgeon general/Njoy consultant Richard CARMONA- says we must prohibit sales to anybody under 18.] [Joshua’s father John SHORT- worries about unknown health consequences.]
(Los Angeles: Mike Taibbi) The story of Texas teens Aaron Arias & Jamal Harris, who saved a woman in a car who was kidnapped by Charles Lewis, presented; 911 call played; statement from Kaufman County sheriff’s department chief Tim Spillman quoted.
(Port Jefferson Station, New York: Anne Thompson) The reunion of Army National Guardsmen with the puppies they cared for while serving in Afghanistan featured; scenes shown from New York’s Kennedy Airport; details given about the roles of Guardians of Rescue & Save-A-Pet. [Staff Sgt. Edwin CABA, Save-A-Pet founder Dori SCOFIELD, Sgt. Travis BURTON, Sgt. Alex ROTONDI- comment.]