This program is 29 minutes long
(Dallas: Ron Mott) Questions about Duncan’s care examined; details given about the process for handling Duncan’s body and about the hospitalization of Sgt. Michael Monnig, who served Duncan’s family the quarantine order. [CDC director Dr. Tom FRIEDEN- comments on Duncan’s death.] [Wilshire Baptist Church pastor George MASON- comments on the reaction of Duncan’s family.] [Dallas Mayor Mike RAWLINGS- says he’s on pins & needles every day.] A blood transfusion for the Nebraska patient from Ebola survivor Dr. Kent Brantly, who also made an offer to the Dallas hospital, noted.
(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(New York: Katy Tur) Plans to begin advanced Ebola screening at US airports reviewed; the 5 selected airports listed; details given about how the screenings will work.
(FBI: Pete Williams) The FBI’s efforts to identify a masked man appearing in an ISIS video who may be American or Canadian updated; video shown; details given about the response in Canada and the questioning in London of suspects in a terror plot. [NBC News terrorism analyst Don BORELLI- describes the FBI’s approach to identifying him.]
(Studio: Stephanie Gosk) An NBC News investigation into the safety of artificial turf for young athletes presented; details given about a possible link between the synthetic dirt called crumb rubber and cancer; photos shown of young victims Annika Dybevik, Emma Loney and Austen Everett; EPA statement quoted. [University of Washington coach Amy GRIFFIN- comments on the diagnosis of 2 of her goalkeepers with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.] [Former goalkeeper Jordan SWARTHOUT- notes goalies would get it in their mouths.] [Mt. Sinai Hospital pediatrician Dr. Joel FORMAN- says it’s difficult to study the relationship between environmental exposure and cancer.] [Synthetic Turf Council Davis LEE- says there is a preponderance of evidence that says it is safe.]
(Washington: Peter Alexander) The settlement by AT&T and the lawsuit against T-Mobile for “cramming,” the practice of charging for unsolicited services, examined. [FTC Jessica RICH- says bills were deceptive.] [WOMAN – says she never reads the fine print on her bill.] [NBC News technology contributor Bob SULLIVAN- offers tips for consumers.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) The government website for consumers to apply for a refund from AT&T noted.
(Birmingham, Alabama: Harry Smith) The Active Minds organization and the goal of its founder, Alison Malmon, to raise awareness about suicide by spreading backpacks, each of which represents a student who took their own life, across college campuses featured; scenes shown from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. [STUDENT – says you never know what baggage students are really carrying.] [MALMON – comments on her brother, who suffered from mental illness and took his life while in college.]