This program is 29 minutes long
(Chicago: Anne Thompson) A "New England Journal of Medicine" breast cancer study on the new genetic test for recurrence of breast cancer that indicates the need or not for chemotherapy examined; details given about the research implications for "middle score" patients. [Breast cancer patient Debra REESE- comments on her case.] [MD Anderson Cancer Center oncologist Dr. Jennifer LITTON- comments on the study indications for therapy.]
(Scottsdale, Arizona: Steve Patterson) The investigation in Arizona into the spree murder of forensic psychiatrist Steven Pitt that may be connected to perhaps three others, including the murders of paralegals Veleria Sharp & Laura Anderson & psychologist Marshall Levine, examined; scenes shown from Scottsdale & Phoenix. [Phoenix police Sgt. Vince KEWIS- says three are related.] [In 2016, for NBC, PITT - talks crime.] [WOMAN - comments.]
(White House: Kelly O'Donnell) The plans for President Trump's summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un next week examined; details given about the preparations with visiting, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the negotiations in Singapore, the call for denuclearization on the peninsula.
(San Antonio, Texas: Catie Beck) A look at some of the trailblazers running for office in the 2018 elections presented; scenes shown from Texas of Lupe Valdez††, the first openly gay Latina candidate for governor, Gina Ortiz Jones, a lesbian Filipina-American seeking a House seat; details given about LGBTQ candidates running in Texas. [VALDEZ - talks about Texas.] [JONES - hopes she is not the last.] The issue of Valdez's property taxes noted.
(London: Mark Bradley) The implications for Europe & the US of the political populist shift in Italy's new government headed by Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte examined; details given about this anti-European Union, anti-establishment government, the issue of US tariffs on European steel & aluminum & EU counter-tariffs. [Italian politics expert Angelo CRUSOPHOLIS- talks about the crossing of economics & immigration.] [President TRUMP - wants fair trade.] [European trade commissioner Cecilia MALMSTROM- says "Europe united."]
(Ft. Payne, Alabama: Kristin Dahlgren) The comeback of out-fashioned adventure playgrounds with unstructured play for the kids featured; scenes shown from a New York City playground with kids wielding hammers & saw, an alternative to sterile American playgrounds & from Ft. Payne, Alabama. [Playground SUPERVISOR - comments.] [Temple University psychology professor Kathy HIRSH-PASEK, Alabama playground equipment designer Tom NORQUIST, KID - back some risk & challenges.]
(No location given: Maya Rodriguez) The malpractice lawsuits against "dancing doctor" cosmetic surgeon Dr. Windell Bouette because of injuries during her dancing surgeries examined; YouTube videos shown; details given about her medical malpractice payouts. [Liposuction patient Mitzi McFARLAND- complains.] [Attorney Susan WITT- comments on Dr. Bouette.]
(No location given: Andrea Canning) The call from parents of hazing victims for changes in college fraternity practices after tragedies featured; details given about the death from alcohol poisoning of Max Gruver at Louisiana State University, the genesis of PUSH, Parents United against Hazing. [Parents RaeAnn & Stephen GRUVER- speak out.]
(Studio: Kate Snow) The "Dateline" story tonight noted.
(Loveland, Colorado: Joe Fryer) An approach to teaching geometry at Loveland High School in Colorado in which math students build houses featured; scenes shown of a construction project that builds homes for the needy; details given about the spread of applied education n nationwide with map shown [STUDENT, teacher Scott BERG, student Haley HANSEN - talk about applying math.]