This program is 29 minutes long
(No location given: Miguel Almaguer) The show business career of Lewis reviewed; film clips, photos & Muscular Dystrophy Assn. telethons shown. [Biographer Shawn LEVY- talks about Martin & Lewis.] [LEWIS - talks about his split with Martin.]
(Kelly O'Donnell) President Trump's return to the White House after a crisis-laden vacation in New Jersey with plans to reveal his proposals for the war in Afghanistan in a Monday night address before a campaign rally in Arizona on Tuesday after the Charlottesville, Virginia, rally remarks featured; details given of his plans to speak at Ft. Myers, Virginia, before his TV address. [Secretary of Defense Gen. James MATTIS - previews the Afghanistan strategy.] [Senator Tim SCOTT, Trump supporter Jerry FALWELL, Jr. - offer differing opinions on Trump.] [Senator John KASICH, former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh JOHNSON - say Trump needs a stable team.]
(Studio: Jose Diaz Balart) NBC coverage of the presidential address noted.
(Washington: Chuck Todd) The significance of new polling on President Trump's job approval ratings & "embarrassment" percentages in the key states of Michigan, Pennsylvania & Illinois examined; statistics cited
(Seoul, South Korea: Bill Neely) The new warnings from North Korea in response to planned joint exercises by the US & South Korea examined; scenes shown of North Korea propaganda posters; details given about the ongoing nuclear crisis. [NBC security/diplomacy analyst retired Adm. James STAVRIDIS- says Kim Jong un is unpredictable.] [In Seoul, American Mr. RADER - outlines South Korean worries.]
(Washington: Pete Williams) The threat from Attorney General Jeff Sessions of funding cuts to sanctuary cities examined; scenes shown from Seattle in King County, Washington. [County deputy Richard CUEVA- says we build trust.] [Sheriff John URQUHART- cites the goal of reducing crime.] [In exclusive interview, SESSIONS - says communities will be safer if jailed immigrants are removed.] Sessions' backing of Miami's dropping of its sanctuary police & his criticism of Chicago for refusing to do so noted.
(Carbondale, Illinois: Kerry Sanders) The strange reaction of the world of nature to an eclipse examined; details given from historical reports about the behavior of birds, ants, chimpanzees, spiders & about an app in Carbondale for recording animal reactions. [Zoo Miami's Ron McGILL - downplays animal chaos tomorrow.] [Illinois bird watcher Vickie Lange MENDENHALL - talks about wildlife.]
(Studio: Jose Diaz Balart) Report introduced.
(Studio: Dylan Dreyer) The weather report for the path of totality for the eclipse presented; weather maps shown.
(Studio: Jose Diaz Balart) NBC's coverage tomorrow of the eclipse noted.
(No location given: Steve Patterson) The discovery of the wreckage of the World War II-era ship the USS Indianapolis that was sunk by the Japanese in the Pacific Ocean 72 years ago by Microsoft founder Paul Allen's expedition featured; war era historical film & underwater scenes shown. [ALLEN - talks about underwater archaeology.] [Searcher operations director Robert KRAFT - describes the exciting, humbling hunt.] [Naval History & Heritage Command director retired R/Adm. Sam COX- says they need to be remembered as heroes.]