This program is 28 minutes long
(Atlanta: Vicente Arenas) Plans for Brantly and Writebol to return to the US to be treated at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta featured; scenes shown of the Aeromedical Biological Containment System in the transport jet and the isolation unit at Emory. [Emory infectious disease specialist Dr. Bruce RIBNER- says we have the expertise to help them recover.] [SIM USA president Bruce JOHNSON- comments on the condition of Brantly & Writebol.] [CDC director Dr. Tom FRIEDEN – describes precautions.]
(Studio: James Brown) President Obama’s remarks on the Ebola crisis noted.
(Studio: James Brown, Jon LaPook) Concerns about an outbreak in the US and the differences between Africa and here discussed.
(Gaza City: Barry Petersen) The resumption of the fighting featured; scenes shown from Rafah; photo shown of missing soldier Hadar Goldin, who is believed to have been dragged into a tunnel; details given about the value of Israeli soldiers to Hamas.
(Studio: James Brown) Report introduced.
(Tel Aviv: Charlie D’Agata) The reaction in Israel to the apparent kidnapping of Goldin and the popularity of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reviewed.
(Studio: James Brown) President Obama’s call for the release of Goldin noted.
(White House: Bill Plante) Obama’s response to failed diplomatic efforts to end the conflict in the Middle East featured. [OBAMA – says America still does not control everything around the world; comments on American leadership; admits the US tortured people in the immediate aftermath of 9/11.] Obama’s vote of confidence for CIA director John Brennan noted.
(New York: Anna Werner) The New York City medical examiner's ruling that suspect Eric Garner’s death was a homicide resulting from a police choke hold examined; videos shown of Garner’s arrest and takedown by officer Daniel Pantaleo. [Mayor Bill DE BLASIO- says it would be a disservice to not find change and reform out of this moment.]
(Studio: Anthony Mason) The current job market featured; statistics on long-term unemployment cited. [Recently rehired Lori Barkley STRUCKMAN- comments on her long job search.] [Morgan Stanley economist Ellen ZENTNER- says the economy is strengthening.]
(San Francisco: John Blackstone) The problem in Colorado, where recreational marijuana is legal, of people overdosing on edible pot that looks like a regular snack featured; details given about proposed restrictions. [Smart Colorado Diane CARLSON- worries about children consuming the products.] [Harborside Health Goose DUARTE- comments on packaging and labeling.]
(Bozeman, Montana: Steve Hartman) The story of legendary fly fishing rod maker Tom Morgan, who continues making rods despite having Multiple Sclerosis, presented. [Fisherman – Randy BROWN – praises the rod.] [MORGAN – says it’s always been a pursuit of perfection; says he never thought about MS as holding him back.] [Wife Gerri CARLSON- says it’s given him a life he wouldn’t have had.]