This program is 29 minutes long
(Newark Airport: Ron Allen) The successful landing of Continental Flight 61 after pilot Craig Lenell died from a heart attack over the Atlantic Ocean featured; details given about what happened inside the plane and the rules on pilot age. [Passengers Marlese ISACSON, Martha LOVE, Kathy DISHAUER, Steve WEITZ- describe what happened.] [Air safety expert Michael PANGEA- notes there would be at least 3 qualified pilots on a flight over the ocean.] [PASSENGER – praises the crew.] Two other flights in which the pilot died noted.
(Studio: Richard Engel) Opposition leader Mir Hussein Moussavi profiled; scenes/photos shown of the demonstrations and Moussavi campaigning with his wife; details given of his campaign positions on Iran’s religious police, relations with the West, and the nuclear program. [Brookings Institution Suzanne MALONEY- notes he has changed since the 1980s.] [Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Karim SADJADPOUR- says it was a brilliantly run campaign.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Earlier conversation held with NBC News Tehran bureau chief Ali Arouzi. [From Tehran, AROUZI – notes the supreme leader will give a speech tomorrow and the Guardian Council has asked to meet with the reformist candidate.]
(Los Angeles: George Lewis) The dissemination of information from Iran despite the government’s censorship featured; scenes shown of 4 Los Angeles students who are using their computers to connect with Iran; Twitter messages quoted. [STUDENT – comments on looking for important news and pictures.] [Facebook vice president Elliot SCHRAGE- says this is the best example of how these technologies can promote sharing and connection.] [University of California at Riverside Reza ASLAN- says they are geek-heads and cyber warriors who take the idea of an independent Internet very seriously.] [Harvard Law School Jonathan ZITTRAIN- likens what is happening to an arms race.]
(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) The threat from North Korea to test fire a slew of missiles toward Hawaii around July 4 featured.
(Minneapolis: Robert Bazell) The debate over a public insurance option as part of the health care reform package examined; findings of an NBC News/"Wall Street Journal" poll cited. [Leukemia patient Chuck BILLE- comments on the increased cost of COBRA insurance after he lost his job.] [George Washington University Sara ROSENBAUM- outlines the benefits of a public plan.] [Heritage Foundation Robert MOFFITT- worries about increasing government power.]
(London: Dawna Friesen) The rare, joint interview with the royal brothers, who are together for helicopter training, featured; details given about their military experience. [WILLIAM, HARRY – talk about living together; comment on their training, flight experience and military ambitions.]
(Compton, California: Lee Cowan) The little league baseball team started in the Compton neighborhood of Los Angeles by Tim Lewis, a recovering addict who lives in his car, featured; scenes shown of Lewis with the kids. [LEWIS – comments on gangs vs. baseball; explains why he doesn’t live in a shelter.] [Little leaguer Raivon TAYLOR- says Lewis is like a dad.]