This program is 29 minutes long
(Studio: Kate Snow) The first confirmed diagnosis of Ebola in the US featured; details given about the patient who traveled from Liberia to Dallas, where he was admitted to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital. [CDC director Dr. Thomas FRIEDEN- says we identify all people who may have had contact with the patient.]
(White House: Kristen Welker) Concerns about the ability of the Secret Service to protect the First Family and the White House reviewed; video shown of Omar Gonzalez running toward the White House after jumping the fence; animation shown of Gonzalez’ passage through the Executive Mansion; details given about Secret Service director Julia Pierson’s release of inaccurate information. [At Congressional hearing, PIERSON - accepts responsibility.] [Representatives Darrell ISSA, Elijah CUMMINGS, Jason CHAFFETZ, Stephen LYNCH- question Pierson.] [White House press secretary Josh EARNEST – says the president has confidence in the Secret Service.] A report that the Secret Service allowed an armed security contractor with a criminal record into an elevator with the President mentioned.
(Los Angeles: Hallie Jackson) California’s ban on single-use plastic bags featured; map shown of states considering a similar move. [Californians Against Waste Mark MURRAY- says they don’t stay put.] [WOMAN, shopper Bob LOFTS- comment.] [Crown Poly Elicia ORTIZ- says it’s jeopardizing our jobs.]
(Monrovia, Liberia: Nancy Snyderman) A trip to the Ebola hot zone in Monrovia, Liberia featured; scenes shown of a man dying in the street, 17-year-old “Jane” in a wheelbarrow at Redemption Hospital, hospital staff in protective equipment. [Redemption Hospital medical director Dr. John SANKOH- says it is a disease that comes to kill.]