This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: Pete Williams) The FBI’s request for help in identifying an ISIS militant who may be American examined; ISIS video of the masked man shown; details given about yesterday’s arrest of an American planning to fly to Turkey to join ISIS and the arrest in London of suspects in the plotting of a terror attack.
(Urfa, Turkey: Richard Engel) Concern about the US campaign to take on ISIS after the fall of Kobani, Syria to the militants featured; scenes shown of Kobani supporters flashing the victory sign, the fighting in the streets. [Kurdish fighter spokesperson Idris NASSAN- states ISIS is better armed.] [Vice President Joe BIDEN – says we will follow them to the gates of hell.]
(Omaha: Kate Snow) The deployment of US troops to West Africa to help in the fight against Ebola featured. [US Navy Seabee PO Richard BROWN- comments.] [Nebraska Medical Center Dr. Philip SMITH- says if there’s blood or other human fluids with the virus it can live for hours to days.] [Nebraska Medical Center Dr. Angela HEWLETT- comments on the plan to screen passengers at US airports.] [CDC’s Dr. Thomas FRIEDEN- says the enemy is a virus.]
(Philadelphia: Rehema Ellis) The spread of Enterovirus D68 among children updated; details given about 2 children in Philadelphia with muscle weakness and about symptoms, treatment and prevention; map shown. [Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Dr. Brenda BANWELL- says it’s in our community.] [WOMAN – comments.]
(No location given: Kevin Tibbles) The increased use of cell phones to record confrontations with the police featured; details given about the lawsuit against 2 Indiana police officers accused of excessive force when they pulled a family over; videos shown of police tasing Jamal Jones and of a South Carolina officer shooting Levar Jones; statement from the Hammond Police Department quoted. [J. JONES – says he feels like his civil rights were thrown out the window along with his body.] [MSNBC.com national reporter Trymaine LEE- says there is a level of distrust between the American population and the police.] The use of cell phone video in the aftermath of the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri noted.
(Washington: Tom Costello) A study finding that hands-free technology intended to make driving safer is itself a distraction reviewed; scenes shown of driving tests; AAA’s findings on the most and least distracting systems noted. [MAN – says you have to say the message just right.]
(Nashville: Cynthia McFadden) The farewell to public life for country star Glen Campbell, who has Alzheimer’s disease, featured; his final music video shown; footage shown from his career and from the documentary “I’ll be Me.” [Documentary director/producer James KEACH- says he wanted to tell the gnarly truth.] [Glen’s wife Kim WOOLEN- talks about Glen.]