This program is 29 minutes long
(White House: Kelly O'Donnell) The Senate vote to confirm supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh reviewed; scenes shown of protests in Washington, DC. [Three PROTESTERS, two SUPPORTERS, First Lady Melania TRUMP. President TRUMP - comment.] [Senator Charles SCHUMER - says the answer is "vote."] [In the Senate, Senator Mitch McCONNELL, Vice President Mike PENCE - back Kavanaugh.]
(Houston: Lester Holt; Capitol Hill: Kasie Hunt) How this vote just confirmed the political split a month before the mid-term elections discussed.
(Houston: Lester Holt; Washington: Hallie Jackson) Trump's dismissal of the sexual assault charges brought by Christine Blasey Ford against Kavanaugh & how this is a major political win for the president discussed.
(Palu, Indonesia: Bill Neely) The aftermath of the impact of the earthquake & tsunami on Indonesia featured; scenes shown from Palu of body bags, wreckage of buildings roads & ships, people readying to fly out, the jail from which 600 prisoners escaped.
(No location given: Matt Bradley) A class action lawsuit questioning the ingredients of the popular La Croix canned beverages examined; details given about the claims ingredients are not natural, but synthetic & the company's response. [CONSUMER - reacts.] [NYU Stern School of Business professor Tulin ERDEM- speaks about the term "natural."]
(Seattle, Washington: Rehema Ellis) A look at security at a school in Seattle featured; scenes shown from St Therese that is using facial recognition software called SAFR; details given about how it works to get you into the building. [Principal Matt DEVOR- talks about safety using technology.] [RealNetworks CEO Rob GLASER- explains what SAFR can do,] [New York Civil Liberties Union dir. Donna LIEBERMAN- worries about the information getting out.]
(Congo: Richard Engel) A 2016 visit to Mukwege's hospital in Congo presented; scenes shown of the women victims, who have been raped as a scare tactic. [MUKWEGE - talks about the women.]
(Florida: Kerry Sanders) An accidental discovery by marine biologists that might save the oceans' threatened coral reefs featured; scenes shown from under the waters off Key West, Florida, where coral is being tricked into growing faster; details given about the benefits of coral reefs. [Marine biologist Joe MANDERO- comments on the growth process.] [Scientist David VAUGHAN - shows supercharged coral.] [Coral Restoration Foundation program manager Jessica LEVY- talks about healthy coral.]
(Paris: Kelly Cobiella) A campaign to save the bistros of Paris, France, by getting them protected status from the U.N. featured; scenes shown from the bistros that have been pushed out by soaring rents & chain restaurants; details given about the 2015 terrorism attack on a bistro. [Chef Alain FONTAINE, chef & author Patricia WELLS, bistro owner Gregory REINBERG- talk about the bistro way of life.]
(Nashville: Kevin Tibbles) A visit to the Country Music Hall of Fame that houses the iconic Hatch Show Print shop that has been making music posters for 140 years featured; scenes shown from Nashville with sample posters from the old-fashioned letter press method shown. [Curator Jim SHERRADEN, successor Selene AUBRY, Old Crow Medicine Show MUSICIAN - talk about the Hatch posters.]