This program is 29 minutes long
(Atlanta: Stephanie Gosk) The measures undertaken at the Emory University Hospital prior to the arrival of Ebola-affected aid workers Nancy Writebol and Dr. Kent Brantly from Liberia reviewed; details given on the medevac operation led by the US State Department and the CDC; reader’s comment from the Atlanta Journal Constitution quoted; scenes shown of the noncommercial aircraft, the hospital isolation rooms, and the Dobbins Air Reserve Base. [Emory University Hospital Dr. Bruce RIBNER- comments on the handling of the patients.] [Atlanta resident Pat SHOLLMAN- shares her views.]
(Studio: Brian Williams, Dr. Nancy Snyderman) Nature of the Ebola virus, its symptoms, and the diagnostic procedures discussed.
(Gaza: Richard Engel) The surprise attack launched by Hamas militants killing two Israeli soldiers and capturing another reviewed; details given about how Israel might search for Second Lt. Hadar Goldin; scenes shown of Israeli troops, artillery barrages in southern Gaza, and of violence escalation in Gaza; photos shown of kidnapped Goldin. [Israel Defense Forces Lt. Col. Peter LERNER- comments on the terrorist attack.] [From Kfar Saba, Israel, NBC’s Martin FLETCHER- comments on the implications of the attack.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) The freeze-frame picture by Max Becherer of the Israeli air strike in Gaza shown.
(Studio: Andrea Mitchell) President Obama’s statement on the confidential report of CIA’s post 9/11 interrogation during the Bush administration reviewed; scenes shown from the White House and of the 9/11 incident. [OBAMA - comments on the interrogation techniques used by the CIA.] [Senator John McCAIN, former CIA general counsel John RIZZO- offer their views on waterboarding.] Ban on waterboarding and Diane Feinstein’s complaint on the White House’s control over information released to public noted.
(New York: Anne Thompson) The restraint and death of Eric Garner reported; dismissal of the officer seen doing the choke hold and suspension of four medical respondents mentioned; condolence letter sent by the NYPD quoted; details given of Garner’s asthma, obesity, and heart disease; scenes shown of the mourning family, the African-American community’s rally against police subduing black suspects, activists with Garner’s widow, and advertisement featuring Mayor Bill de Blasio’s son. [MSNBC host Rev. Al SHARPTON- says if Dante wasn’t the Mayor’s son, he would be a candidate for choke hold.] [NYPD Commissioner William J. BRATTON- says the whole police department and specifically those working on streets would be retrained.]
(Las Vegas: Chelsea Clinton) Initiative by a nonprofit organization, aiming to provide free meals for children, reviewed; support offered by actor Jeff Bridges noted; scenes shown of Bridges’ work, interview with Clinton, and interaction with kids at a library. [Whitney Library’s Tanya BROWN-WIRTH- says it is concerning how kids stay without eating.] [Preschool teacher Jacqueline LOWERY- says her kids won’t be able to learn anything if they are hungry.] [BRIDGES- says strong America cannot be built with weak kids and all are in this together as a community.]