This program is 29 minutes long
(Boston: Andrea Mitchell) The outpouring of affection for Kennedy featured; scenes shown of family members, including wife Vicki, ex-wife Joan, sister Jean Kennedy Smith, niece Caroline, the crowds lining the streets and the motorcade from Hyannis Port to Boston; map shown of the route. [Several WOMEN – comment on Kennedy.]
(Boston: Lester Holt) Report introduced.
(Boston: Kelly O’Donnell) Speculation over who will replace Kennedy in the Senate featured; details given about the history of the “Kennedy seat” and possible successors, including Joe Kennedy and Vicki. [Massachusetts Democratic consultant Dan PAYNE- says if Joe or Vicki run it could affect the field.] [Governor Deval PATRICK- comments on the move to change the law to allow him to appoint a successor.] Kennedy family members shown greeting mourners outside.
(Boston: Lester Holt) NBC News coverage of the funeral on Saturday noted.
(Placerville, California: George Lewis) The stunning end to the 1991 kidnapping in California of Jaycee Dugard, who was kidnapped at age 11, featured; photos of Jaycee as a girl and computer simulation of how she might look now shown; photos shown of suspects Phillip Garrido and his wife. [In 1991, mother Terry PROBYN- appeals for Jaycee’s return.] [In 1991, stepfather Carl PROBYN- describes what he did.] [Now, C. PROBYN – reacts.] [2 Garrido NEIGHBORS – comment.]
(La Cañada Flintridge, California: Chris Jansing) The hazardous conditions in California from extreme heat and a rash of wildfires featured; details given about the dangerous air quality around Los Angeles; scenes shown of smoke and flames, firefighters; school district memo ordering the suspension of outdoor physical activity quoted; diagram shown of the growing pollution over Los Angeles. [South Coast Air Quality Management District Sam ATWOOD- says it’s unhealthy.] [La Cañada High School football coach Dan YODER- says we don’t want the kids getting sick.] [STUDENT – comments.]
(Atlanta: Robert Bazell) The CDC’s Emergency Operations Center in Atlanta, where the swine flu virus is being tracked, visited; scenes shown. [CDC assistant lab director Dr. Michael SHAW- states this combination of genes has never been seen.]
(Washington: Tom Costello) The financial troubles for the FDIC examined; details given about bank failures since 2007 and the shrinking insurance fund. [CNBC’s Sue HERERA- compares this to the 1992 savings and loan crisis.] [FDIC chairman Sheila BAIR- says our resources are strong and insured deposits are safe.] [Bankrate.com Greg McBRIDE- advises moving money.]
(Boston: Mike Taibbi) The mourning in Massachusetts featured. [Union Oyster House bartender Jimmy SULLIVAN, Representative Bill DELAHUNT, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Father Phil DABNEY, 2 Boston RESIDENTS, Boston Children’s Museum president Lou CASAGRANDE- comment on Kennedy.] [In October 1979, Kennedy – speaks about his brother, President John F. Kennedy.]