This program is 29 minutes long
(Martha's Vineyard: Kristen Welker) US military actions for striking against ISIS in Syria as well as Iraq featured. [President OBAMA, Secretary of Defense Chuck HAGEL - talk about ISIS.] [NBC terrorism analyst Evan KOHLMANN- speculates about an ISIS attack and evidence that westerners will carry out attacks in the US.] Vice President Joe Biden's op-ed quoted. [Center for Strategic and International Studies Kathleen HICKS- says we need to build a coalition.]
(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.
(London: Keir Simmons) The manhunt for the man who executed American journalist James Foley examined; details given about what is known about the man; scenes shown from where the ISIS head lives. [King's College professor Peter NEUMANN- says we need to know where he is.] [Forensic voice analyst Elizabeth McCLELLAN- talks about speech data bases.] [Quilliam Foundation Harris RAFIQ- talks about the organization and head Abu al-Baghdadi.]
(Ferguson: Ron Allen) The easing of tensions in Ferguson two weeks after the death of teenager Michael Brown in a police shooting examined; scenes shown of high school football, the protests; details given about the suspensions of St. Louis County officer Dan Page and Glendale officer Matthew Peppert and the support for Ferguson officer Darren Wilson. [COACH - remembers Brown.] [Glendale police dept. Chief Jeffrey BEATON- comments.] [Hair salon owner Dellena JONES- says business has been slow.] Brown's funeral on Monday noted.
(New York: Kristen Dahlgren) A protest in New York City in support of Eric Garner, the man who died in police custody from an officer's chokehold five weeks ago, featured; scenes shown of the Staten Island march led by Rev. Al Sharpton. [Sister Ellisha GARNER- characterizes Eric.] [MARCHER, OFFICER, marcher Baraka SMITH - comment.]
(Los Angeles: Joe Fryer) The impact of the drought in the West examined; scenes shown; water statistics cited; details given about how the earth lifts in a drought. [California dept. of water resources Jeanine JONES- talks about low water levels.] [Well driller Robert NIX - talks about the business.] [Scripp's Inst. of Oceanography Duncan AGNEW- says the land rises.]
(Detroit: Nancy Snyderman) A Michigan program to provide access to produce for people on food stamps examined; scenes shown of the Detroit market; details given about the Double Up Food Bucks program. [Fair Food Network founder Oran HESTERMAN- talks about the Eastern Market for produce; hopes the model can be expanded in other states.] [MOTHER - comments on fruits and vegetables.] [Michigan farmer Norm HOLTZ- comments.]
(Guatemala and Washington: Chris Jansing) The humanitarian mission with political consequences for Senator Rand Paul, who is a presidential election hopeful for 2016, featured; scenes shown from rural Guatemala of a clinic for free eye surgery. [PAUL - talks about immigration, local police, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.] Paul's pro bono work in the US noted.