This program is 29 minutes long
(New York: Nancy Snyderman) The government’s efforts to prepare for a new outbreak of H1N1/swine flu reviewed; details given of the guidelines for the workplace and vaccine trials on children; scenes shown from Nashville’s Vanderbilt University Medical Center. [Commerce Secretary Gary LOCKE- offers advice for businesses.] [Parent Chris GAY- reacts to the closing of a Kentucky school.] [Swine flu trials participant Eric DONAHUE- comments.] [Vanderbilt Medical Center Dr. William SHAFFNER- comments on the status of vaccine production.]
(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) The coordinated attacks reviewed; details given of concern about the capabilities of Iraqi forces; scenes shown of a bombing site, the vibration during a meeting of tribal leaders, the damaged Foreign Ministry building, the wounded; map shown. [NBC News producer Ghazi BALKIZ- notes the Defense Ministry admitted the attacks were due to Iraqi forces’ negligence.] [Military analyst retired Gen. Barry McCAFFREY- states US forces should not go back into Baghdad.]
(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The reaction to the announcement that Abdel al-Megrahi, who was convicted in the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, will be released featured. [Victim’s mother Susan COHEN, Secretary of State Hillary CLINTON – react.]
(White House: Chuck Todd) The White House reaction to the debate, efforts to debunk myths about health care and the status of a bipartisan deal featured.
(Studio: Lester Holt) A clarification to last night’s report on the cost of reform presented; tax surcharges cited.
(Chicago: Phil LeBeau) The wait by auto dealers for the government to pay them for clunker deals featured; statistics on the rebate program cited. [Ford dealer Maureen JOYCE- says she needs it to pay her bills.] [Transportation Secretary Ray LaHOOD- says they’re gonna get their money.] [Edmunds.com auto analyst Jessica CALDWELL- says some dealers have said no more.] [Autonation CEO Mike JACKSON- reacts to dealer complaints in light of sales increases.]
(Atlanta: Ron Mott) The extreme summer weather, including tornadoes, heavy rain, high heat and Hurricane Bill, reviewed; scenes shown of a funnel cloud near Pike’s Peak in Colorado, flooding in Florida, downed trees in New York City’s Central Park, tornado damage in Beaumont, Texas; weather bulletin from KSDK-TV in St. Louis shown. [2 MEN – comment.] [The Weather Channel Jim CANTORE- describes the status of Bill.]
(Queens, New York: Tiki Barber) The cricket league created by police in Queens, New York, to connect with immigrants featured; details given about the history of cricket. [NYPD Cricket League Jeff THOMPSON- states they wondered how to create a relationship.] [NYPD commissioner Ray KELLY- notes the closer relationship between the young people in the league and the police.] [Lichen captain Arif UZZAMAN- comments.]