This program is 29 minutes long
(Langley, Arkansas: John Yang) The search for victims in the flash flood in Arkansas featured; scenes shown of the Little Missouri River area of the searchers on foot, horses & kayaks & of campsite wreckage. [Little River police chief Danny RUSSELL, Forest Service John STROM, Arkansas state police Capt. Mike FLETCHER- comment on the search & where people may be.] [Survivor Angela CRIST, Governor Mike BEEBE, Pilgrim Rest Landmark Missionary Baptist Church Graig COWART- comment on what happened.] The scope of the search noted.
(Orange Beach, Alabama: Mark Potter) Efforts to keep the oil off the beaches in Alabama featured; scenes shown of oil coming ashore & booms being laid outside Pensacola pass in Florida; details given about locals' request for boats offshore to keep oil off the beach. [Two VISITORS, Orange Beach Mayor Tony KENNEN, Escambia County commissioner Grover ROBINSON- comment on what is happening.]
(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.
(Venice, Louisiana: Tom Costello) New pressure on BP to stop the gush of oil into the Gulf featured; scenes shown of a sandbagging operation in Louisiana & oil-saturated booms not picked up. [On the water, Governor Bobby JINDAL - says we want to fight the oil out here.] Letter from Coast Guard R/Adm. James Watson to BP about the need for additional leak containment capacity quoted. [11-year-old Riddel REALAND- wonders about the pelicans.] [Resident Thomas PETERS - calls it sad.] President Obama's next visit noted.
(Studio: Lester Holt) A phone call between President Obama & British Prime Minister David Cameron over BP & the oil spill reported; photos shown.
(Rustenburg, South Africa: Ian Williams) The World Cup soccer match in South Africa between the US & England that ended in a 1-1 tie featured; scenes shown of security, the fans, the game, fans in bars.
(Afghanistan: Richard Engel) The fight against the Taliban by Charlie Co. 2508 of the 82nd Airborne in the war in Afghanistan featured; scenes shown of a memorial service for a slain soldier, a Taliban attack on the outpost, three injured soldiers, troops firing & medevac helicopters.
(Studio: Mike Taibbi) The rescue of 16-year-old sailor Abby Sunderland, who had been feared lost at sea in the Indian Ocean, featured; photo of boat shown. [Parents Marianne & Laurence & brother Zac SUNDERLAND- comment on Abby's journey & goal.] Map of Abby's route shown & Abby's log account quoted.
(Boston: Peter Alexander) The story of businessman Peter Trovato, whose mission is the Massachusetts Soldiers Legacy Fund that helps cover the cost of college for every child of every Massachusetts service member killed in the wars in Iraq & Afghanistan, presented; details given about support for the fund. [TROVATO - talks about his idea & giving back to those who sacrificed.] [Widow Faith HARRINGTON - talks about their son going to college without worry.]