This program is 29 minutes long
(Philadelphia: Kristen Welker) The historic night at the convention, where Hillary Clinton will be named the Democratic nominee for president, featured; scenes shown of the emotional brother of Bernie Sanders and from last night of disgruntled Sanders supporters; poll findings cited. [Earlier, SANDERS – admonishes a crowd for booing.] [Vice President Joe BIDEN – says Sanders’ supporters will be fine.] [Governor Ed RENDELL- says voters don’t know the softer side of Clinton.] [Last night, comedian Sarah SILVERMAN- tells Sanders supporters they’re being ridiculous.] [Last night, First Lady Michelle OBAMA – criticizes Donald Trump.]
(Philadelphia: Lester Holt) Report introduced.
(Philadelphia: Peter Alexander) A visit with 102-year-old Arizona delegation honorary chair Jerry Emmett presented. [EMMETT - explains why she was emotional casting the majority of delegates for Clinton.]
(Philadelphia: Lester Holt) Earlier interview held with President Obama. [With Savannah Guthrie, OBAMA – comments on Russia’s involvement in the hacking of DNC emails to help Trump; comments on Trump’s admiration for Russian President Vladimir Putin.]
(Philadelphia: Andrea Mitchell) Michelle Obama’s rousing speech last night reviewed; Tweet from President Obama and statement from Trump quoted; details given about Michelle’s complicated relationship with Clinton. [OBAMA – praises Clinton; says she wakes up in a house built by slaves.] [2 MEN – praise the speech.]
(Philadelphia: Lester Holt, Chuck Todd) The different tone to the convention tonight as compared to last night’s rocky start discussed.
(New York: Richard Engel) The ISIS attack on a church in France, where two men murdered an elderly priest and took hostages featured; scenes shown. [Terrorism & security expert Francois HEISBOURG- comments.] [NBC counterterrorism analyst Evan KOHLMANN- comments on the intelligence failure.]
(Santa Clarita, California: Gadi Schwartz) The battle against the fires updated; scenes shown of flames over the Big Sur coast and from the Sand Fire near Los Angeles; details given about the impact on air quality. [Homeowners MAN, Cathy McCRAY- react to losing their homes.] [Animal shelter MAN, fire OFFICIAL – comment.]
(Philadelphia: Cynthia McFadden) Plans for former President Bill Clinton to speak on behalf of Hillary tonight featured; popularity statistics cited. [Former spokesman Matt McKENNA- says he has a unique understanding of the candidate and the job.] [“Hope Star” editor Rick KENNEDY- comments.]