This program is 29 minutes long
(Antioch, California: George Lewis) The investigation into the 1991 kidnapping of Jaycee Dugard by Phillip and Nancy Garrido, who were charged with rape, abduction and imprisonment, reviewed; scenes shown of the Garridos in court; animation shown of their secret backyard; details given about missed opportunities to find Jaycee. [Stepfather Carl PROBYN- wonders about the condition of Jaycee and her daughters.] [Neighbor Damon ROBINSON- comments.] [Contra Costa County Sheriff Warren RUPF- says we missed an opportunity to bring earlier closure.] [California Department of Corrections Scott KERNAN- comments on the investigation.] [On the phone from jail, voice of P. GARRIDO – denies touching Jaycee’s daughters.]
(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.
(Washington: Pete Williams) Calls for more efforts to protect children from sexual predators featured; details recalled about the cases of Shawn Hornbeck, Steven Stayner and Elizabeth Smart; statistics on child kidnappings cited. [Earlier, HORNBECK, STAYNER - comment.] [National Center for Missing and Exploited Children Ernie ALLEN- says there is hope.] [Smart’s father Ed SMART- calls for tougher sentences for child predators.]
(Kabul: Richard Engel) The deadliest month for the US so far in the Afghanistan war featured; details given about the increase in Taliban IED attacks, the additional targets from reinforcements, and the summer weather; photos shown of CBS News reporter Cami McCormick, who was injured in an attack. [Military analyst retired Gen. Barry McCAFFREY- states the Taliban are extending their influence.]
(Altadena, California: Michael Okwu) The battle against the wildfires in California featured; scenes shown of smoke and flames in the San Gabriel Mountains near La Cañada Flintridge, firefighters, planes and helicopters dropping retardant, burning homes in Rancho Palos Verdes. [La Cañada Flintridge resident Bill JOHNSON- praises the firefighters.] [MRCA Fire Department Chief Kenneth NELSON- comments on the fires.] [NASA Jet Propulsion Lab climatologist Bill PATZERT- says air quality is dangerously bad.] [MAN, WOMAN – comment on their homes being saved.]
(Orleans, Massachusetts: Jim Cantore) The threat to the East coast from Tropical Storm Danny featured; maps shown.
(Boston: Kelly O’Donnell) The public viewing of the coffin of Senator Edward Kennedy featured; scenes shown of people in lines outside and filing by the casket at the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston, family members greeting the mourners. [Several PEOPLE, nephew Robert KENNEDY, Jr. sister Jean Kennedy SMITH, son Patrick KENNEDY – comment.] The speakers at tonight’s memorial listed.
(Studio: Lester Holt) NBC’s coverage of the funeral tomorrow noted.
(New Orleans: Mark Potter) The New Orleans Musicians' Clinic, which provides medical care for free or at minimal cost for New Orleans musicians, featured; details given of the financial problems facing the clinic. [Jackson Square All-Stars leader Kenneth PERRY, singer Kathy SAVOIE, banjo player Bruce O’NEIL- comment.] [Clinic founders Bethany and Johann BULTMAN- comment.]