This program is 29 minutes long
(West Palm Beach: Kelly O'Donnell) President Trump'S blaming of the Florida school shooting on the FBI investigation of Russia, the Friday indictment of 13 Russians for spreading discord in the 2016 election & his collusion denials examined; Trump tweets quoted. [NBC terrorism analyst Malcolm NANCE- calls for defensive measures to secure the 2018 election.] [Representative Adam SCHIFF, Senator Chris COONS- characterize the indictments.] Trump's criticism of his notional security adviser H.R. McMaster noted.
(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.
(Moscow: Richard Engel) The indictment of "Putin's chef" oligarch Yevgeny Prigozhin for his role in trying to sway the 2016 presidential election examined; details given about Prigozhin's background, including running a disinformation factory that was based on stolen identities. [Russian investigative journalist Andrei SOLDATOV- comments on the campaign.]
(Parkland, Florida: Gabe Gutierrez) How the authorities missed signals about the troubles affecting Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz examined; scenes shown of funerals for murder victims; details given about reports on Cruz's mental states & guns, the missed tip to the FBI. [Broward County public schools supt. Robert RUNCIE- comments on the state system.] [STUDENT - reacts.]
(Aztec, New Mexico: Matt Bradley) The response of students in New Mexico, where there was December school shooting by former student William Atchison, to what happened in Parkland, Florida, examined; scenes shown from Azrec, which is reaching out to Parkland via social media. [Aztec STUDENT, Aztec municipal school district supt. Kirk CARPENTER, victim's cousin David STONE, Aztec High School principal Warman HALL- comment on the two shootings.]
(Munich: Bill Neely) The antagonism between Israel & Iran at a conference in Germany examined; scenes shown from Munich. [Prime Minister Benjamin NETANYAHU - shows a piece from an Iranian drone; promises to act against Iran.] [In exclusive interview, Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad ZARIF- promises to respond to an Israeli threat; accuses President Trump of violating the nuclear deal.]
(New York: Morgan Radford) The opening of the Marvel black superhero film "Black Panther" featured; sales statistics cited; scenes shown of filmgoers. [FAN, Serena WILLIAMS, actress Angela BASSETT- talk about the film.]
(Washington: Catie Beck) The Congressional investigation of the financial ties between opioid manufacturers & third party advocacy groups examined; money statistics cited; details given about the groups' actions on behalf of pharmaceutical companies. [Senator Claire McCASKILL - suggests these groups are fronting the industry.] [Georgetown University Medical Center Dr. Adrianne FUGH-BERMAN†- says they fight laws to prevent over-prescription.]
(PyeongChang: Joe Fryer) The medal winning ski jumps & a speed skating medal by American Nick Goepper & John Henry Krueger & tonight's events with snowboarder Jamie Anderson featured; scenes shown. [GOEPPER - comments on his depression.] [Gay skier Gus KENWORTHY - talks about support.]
(PyeongChang: Kate Snow) American ice dancing siblings Mia & Alex Shibitani of the Olympic Games profiled; skating shown. [The SHIBUTANIS - comment o being brother & sister, the support of their parents, their audience.]