This program is 29 minutes long
(Dallas: Kate Snow) The end of the Ebola quarantine for community members who came into contact with Thomas Duncan featured; details given about the monitoring of people in Texas & Ohio; statement from Ebola patient Amber Vinson’s family quoted. [Texas Presbyterian Health Resources chief nursing officer Cole EDMONSON- defends the hospital and the nursing staff.] [Dallas school superintendent Mike MILES- comments on the return of children who had been staying home.] [Dallas County Judge Clay JENKINS- notes concern about the son of Duncan’s fiancée.] [Wilshire Baptist Church pastor George MASON- says Duncan’s family would like to stay in the neighborhood.] The status of Vinson, fellow nurse Nina Pham and NBC cameraman Ashoka Mukpo noted.
(Studio: Brian Williams) The WHO’s declaration that Nigeria is Ebola-free noted.
(New York: Anne Thompson) The mission of New Jersey’s Katie Meyler to fight for child Ebola victims in Liberia updated; photos shown; details given about donations and support from NBC News viewers. [MEYLER – recounts the stories of Ebola victims; responds to the outpouring of support.]
(Washington: Tom Costello) The government’s warning about shrapnel from exploding air bags featured; details given about the death of Jennifer Griffin and the recall of defective parts made by the Takata Corp.; car models listed; Takata statement quoted. [National Highway Traffic Safety Administration David FRIEDMAN- says anyone who has one of these is at risk of a crash.] [Former National Highway Traffic Safety administrator Joan CLAYBROOK- criticizes the NHTSA for not acting sooner.]
(Chicago: John Yang) The arrest in Indiana of Darren Vann for a series of murders featured; photo shown of victims Afrikka Hardy, Anith Jones, Teaira Batey and Christine Williams; map shown of sites where bodies were found in Gary. [MAN – comments on the case.] [Gary Mayor Karen FREEMAN-WILSON- says he preyed on individuals that were less likely to be reported.] [Hardy’s mother Lori TOWNSEND- says she wants him to be prosecuted for every one of these girls.]
(New York: Janice Huff) The weather forecast presented; maps shown.
(Istanbul: Richard Engel) The US military’s effort to save Kobani, Syria and stop ISIS reviewed; details given about the air drops of guns, ammunition and medical supplies; scenes shown of fighting in the streets. [Secretary of State John KERRY – says it would be irresponsible to turn your back on a community fighting as hard as it is.]
(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) Monica Lewinsky’s decision to speak out about her affair with then-President Bill Clinton featured; details given about her plans to combat cyberbullying and about the impact on the Clintons. [LEWINSKY - says she fell in love with her boss; comments on her public humiliation.] [“USA Today”’s Susan PAGE- notes it was a painful period for Hillary Clinton.]
(Asheville, North Carolina: Kevin Tibbles) The Pilots N Paws organization that transports unwanted dogs from kill shelters to new homes featured. [WOMAN – cites the number of flights.] [Volunteer David CROUCH – says it’s great seeing wagging tails get off the plane.] [Pilot Jeff BENNETT – comments.] [Amazing Mutts Puppy Rescue Stacy MEDINA- says people need to come and see an arrival.]