This program is 29 minutes long
(New York: Robert Bazell) The tuberculosis patient’s story presented; details given about his travels; his objection to being confined in Italy quoted. [CDC Dr. Kenneth CASTRO, Fulton County Health Department Dr. Eric BENNING, National Jewish Medical Center Dr. Michael ISEMAN- comment on the risk for the public.] [CDC Dr. Martin CETRON- says we advised him not to travel.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Washington: Pete Williams) The patient’s entry into the US from Canada despite the fact that the Department of Homeland Security was looking for him featured; details given of the focus on air travelers.
(Studio: Brian Williams, Nancy Snyderman) The public health perspective of this case and the tuberculosis expertise at National Jewish Medical Center discussed.
(State Department: Andrea Mitchell) The failure of the administration to help refugees who fled Iraq because they helped the US during the war featured; scenes shown of Iraqis seeking asylum in Syria; statistics cited. [New Jersey resident Dr. Suhaib NASHI- comments on the situation of his nephew, whose life is in danger after working for the US and U.N. in Baghdad.] [U.N. refugee agency Sybella WILKES- says the refugees have terrible stories.] [Refugees International president Ken BACON- says there is political reluctance to acknowledge this is a problem.]
(Avon, Ohio: Kevin Tibbles) The difficulty for workers to decide whether to accept a buyout examined. [Journalist Sheryl McCARTHY, Ford employee Steven McDONALD- comment on the uncertainty about leaving their jobs.] [Challenger, Gray and Christmas John CHALLENGER- notes the complication for older workers.] [Boston College Center for Retirement Research Alicia MUNNELL- says a buyout should be assessed very carefully.]
(San Francisco: George Lewis) The apparent return of the 2 wayward California whales to the Pacific Ocean featured.
(Dafen, China: Mark Mullen) The Dafen Art Village in China, where art masterpieces are reproduced, featured; scenes shown of artists working on assembly lines. [In Dafen, American artist Duncan McRAE- says it’s serious fine art.]