This program is 29 minutes long
(Amsterdam: Katy Tur) The tribute for the victims reviewed; scenes shown of military personnel loading coffins into hearses, the Dutch king & queen and foreign dignitaries at the airport, the motorcade, crowds lining the roads, a church ceremony, and a march through Amsterdam; statement from Anthony Maslin & Marite Norris, parents of young victims Mo, Evie & Otis Maslin, quoted. [Victim’s mother Silene FREDRIKSZ-HOOGZAND- comments.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Donetsk: Keir Simmons) The downing of 2 Ukrainian military jets in eastern Ukraine featured; scenes shown of pro-Russia separatists searching the wreckage in Snizhne; rebel photo claiming possession of an SA-11 missile system shown.
(Gaza City: Richard Engel) Israel’s assault on Gaza updated; scenes shown of Secretary of State John Kerry arriving in Tel Aviv and meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the Palestinian premiere, and the destruction of El Wafa hospital. [KERRY – says we will continue to push for this cease-fire.] [Palestinian American “JOSE” – reacts to conditions in Gaza.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Photo from the International Space Station showing rocket launches and explosions in the Gaza Strip shown.
(Oakland, California: Hallie Jackson) The efforts of California’s “water police” to monitor excessive use of water featured; details given about the rise of #droughtshaming on social media; Tweet from drought shamer Mike Barnum quoted. [Water monitor Rachel GARZA- says the water is too precious to not use it correctly.] [BARNUM – comments.]
(Studio: Nancy Snyderman) The risk of heart disease among younger women examined; details given about the findings from a study at the American College of Cardiology and risk factors for black women. [Patient Keisha HAWES- reacts to having a heart attack at 31.] [American Heart Assn. national spokesperson Dr. Jennifer MIERES- says we have forgotten to spread the message that the disease and the risk factors start in your 20s.] Concerns about rising obesity rates and diabetes noted.
(Pateros, Washington: Jacob Rascon) The efforts of volunteers from across the country to help people who lost everything in the wildfires in Washington featured; scenes shown of the donation center at Pateros High School and other makeshift help centers. [Pateros High School principal Mike HULL- says it’s the coming-together of a community.] [WOMAN – says it’s a time for doing.] [WOMAN – outlines her family’s losses.] [Volunteer George PIERSON- says America’s greatest asset is its people.]