This program is 29 minutes long
(Ft. Hood: Mark Potter) The investigation into the shooting at the Army base by gunman Spc. Ivan Lopez reviewed; scenes shown of Lopez’s wife and their apartment; police audiotapes played; photos shown of victims Sgt. Timothy Owens, who was killed, and Maj. Patrick Miller & Sgt. Keisha Fountain, who were injured; Facebook posting by Owens’ daughter quoted. [Neighbor Xanderia MORRIS- describes the wife’s reaction.] [Owens’ mother Mary Louise MUNTEAN, Miller’s mother Carole MILLER, Scott & White Hospital Dr. Matthew DAVIS- comment.] The 2009 Ft. Hood massacre by Maj. Nidal Hasan and the confirmation that both Lopez & Hasan bought their weapons at Guns Galore in Killeen noted.
(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) Lopez’s background reviewed; photos shown; scenes shown from his hometown of Guayanilla, Puerto Rico; details given about his mental health; statistics on PTSD in veterans of Iraq & Afghanistan cited. [Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray ODIERNO- comments on Lopez’s military service.] [Ft. Hood commander Lt. Gen. Mark MILLEY- says he had a medical history that indicates unstable psychological condition.] [Retired Army Capt. Wes MOORE- comments on the difficulty in diagnosing PTSD.] The flags on the National Mall in Washington, DC placed for every veteran who has committed suicide this year shown. [Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America founder Paul RIECKHOFF- warns against associating veterans with Lopez.]
(North Little Rock, Arkansas: Mike Seidel) The impact of the violent weather reviewed; details given about the tornado threat; scenes shown of hail in Missouri & Kansas, rain, tornado damage in University City, Missouri, flooding in St. Louis & Indiana; map shown of states in the path of the storm. [St. Louis fire department Capt. Gary MOSBY- comments.] [Minnesota MAN – says we’re in a blizzard warning and we get a tornado.] [The Weather Channel’s Greg FORBES- warns about damaging winds & tornadoes.] Winter advisories reviewed.
(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The government’s secret ZunZuneo program aimed at bringing regime change to Cuba examined; details given about how Cubans were enticed to join a social network called ZunZuneo that was created by the USAID relief agency. [Former Senate foreign relations analyst Fulton ARMSTRONG- comments on the secrecy.] [USAID ambassador Rajiv SHAH- notes their work is sometimes carried out discreetly to keep people safe.] [Senator Patrick LEAHY- says this is not a program USAID should be involved with.] Reactions from Cubans Claudia Garcia & Belquiz Hernandez and the potential impact on the future of USAID contractor Alan Gross, who is jailed in Cuba, noted.
(Studio: Kate Snow) FDA approval of the drug naloxone that can reverse an overdose and prevent death featured; details given about the Evzio device that talks you through an injection; scenes shown of Boston parents learning how to use a nasal spray version of the drug. [Portland, Maine fire department deputy chief Terry WALSH- says they can be not breathing and they wake up.] [FDA commissioner Margaret HAMBURG- says it will enable emergency care to be given on the spot.] [Parent Jack RILEY – wonders why you wouldn’t allow this resource.] [Maine Governor Paul LEPAGE- says it’s an excuse to stay addicted.]
(Dallas: Jenna Bush Hager) The reporter’s conversation with her father, former President George Bush, about his paintings presented; scenes shown of the paintings at his presidential library in Dallas and of him presenting a portrait to talk show host Jay Leno. [G. BUSH – says he wants to get better and he studied art for the first time; speculates on the reactions of world leaders he’s painted.]