This program is 29 minutes long
(New York: Katy Tur) The case of Dr. Craig Spencer, who worked with Doctors Without Borders in Guinea, featured; scenes shown of a hazmat team taking him to Bellevue Hospital and pamphlets being distributed in his neighborhood; Doctors Without Borders statement quoted. [New York City Mayor Bill de BLASIO- says weeks of preparation have paid off.] [Assistant to the President for Homeland Security Lisa MONACO- says this individual is being evaluated.]
(Ottawa, Canada: Kevin Tibbles) The attack on Canada’s Parliament building in Ottawa reviewed; new video of gunman Michael Zehaf-Bibeau shown; animation shown; scenes shown of the tribute for Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers, who shot and killed Zehaf-Bibeau, and mourners for victim Cpl. Nathan Cirillo; details given about Zehaf-Bibeau’s background; statement from mother Susan Bibeau quoted. [Canadian Prime Minister Stephen HARPER- says Canada will never be intimidated.] [Canadian Senator Jim MUNSON- says yesterday we lost our innocence.] [MOURNER – comments.] Condolences from Britain’s Queen Elizabeth noted.
(Studio: Brian Williams) “Halifax Chronicle Herald” cartoonist Bruce MacKinnon’s drawing depicting soldiers on the Canadian War Memorial reaching down to Cirillo shown.
(White House: Kristen Welker) The security threat at the White House when Dominic Adesanya jumped the fence reviewed; scenes shown of Adesanya kicking Secret Service dogs Hurricane & Jordan, who ultimately took him down; courtroom sketch by Art Lien shown. [White House press secretary Josh EARNEST - talks about the dogs & their partners.] [NBC terrorism analyst Evan KOHLMANN, Representative Elijah CUMMINGS- question the security of the White House.]
(Burien, Washington: Stephanie Gosk) The decision at Seattle-area Kennedy Catholic High School to revise its plan to cover its football field with crumb rubber turf, which uses shredded tires to fill the space between the artificial blades, after seeing NBC’s investigation into the surface featured; statement from the Synthetic Turf Council quoted; details given about the school’s plan to use Nike Grind as a base for the turf and about other options. [Principle Mike PRADO, parent Jenn SPRAGUE, COACH - express safety concerns.]
(Washington: Tom Costello) The defective air bag recall updated; details given about the shortage of replacement parts and the role of humidity. [Texas Chrysler dealer David TREMOR, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Russ RADER- comment.] [Senator Richard BLUMENTHAL- says there needs to be a national recall.]
(Bethesda, Maryland: Natalie Morales) The story of teenager Katie Stagliano, who started a garden to feed the hungry after she grew a 40-pound cabbage in 2008, presented; details given about the growth of her idea and her winning of the Clinton Global Citizen Award; map shown of youth-run gardens; clip shown from the documentary “The Starfish Throwers.” [STAGLIANO – says kids in other states are starting gardens benefitting those in need in their communities.] [Young gardener Katie CANNON – says she has given over 150 pounds to her local food bank.]