This program is 29 minutes long
(Montauk, New York: Peter Alexander) The impact of the storm featured; scenes shown from North Carolina’s Outer Banks of rain, water in the streets, tires from an artificial reef on the beach, people in Cape Cod, Massachusetts boarding up; details given of the disappearance of a swimmer in New Jersey. [In North Carolina, NBC’s Al ROKER; in Cape Hatteras, The Weather Channel’s Jim CANTORE – describe the situation.] [Westhampton, New York beach manager Steve WISNOSKI- says there is riptide and beach erosion.] [SURFER, Island Pharmacy Kathy TREMBLAY, vacationer Ben FARUCCI- comment.] Travel problems noted.
(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(The Weather Channel: Bryan Norcross) The forecast for Earl featured; diagrams shown.
(Chula Vista, California: Kristen Welker) The latest jobs report examined; details given about the tough situation for small businesses; scenes shown from a Denver job fair. [Flag Crafters Bob Crowe- comments on his business.] [RBS senior economist Michelle GIRARD- says we are seeing modest job growth.] [Job seeker Cynthia TAYONNE- comments.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Stock Market Report.
(Washington: Kelly O’Donnell) Arizona Governor Jan Brewer's loss for words in her televised debate with election rivals, including Terry Goddard, presented; scenes shown from the debate; details given of her claim that beheadings in the desert are linked to illegal immigration. [Today, BREWER – says it’s embarrassing and funny.] [Last night after debate, BREWER – refuses to respond about beheadings.] [“Arizona Republic” columnist Ed MONTINI- predicts we won’t see her before a live camera with other candidates.]
(White House: Norah O’Donnell) Some details about the lives of First Daughters Malia and Sasha Obama presented; photos shown. [President OBAMA – talks about Malia.] [To school kids, First Lady Michelle OBAMA – describes the girls’ schedules and the rules for TV and computers.] [Presidential historian Douglas WEAD- says for a First Family to bring structure into the life of their children is fairly unusual.]
(Little Rock: Roger O’Neil) The reconstruction of a flag found after the September 11 attack on the World Trade Center from fragments of other flags from all 50 states featured; photo shown of the tattered flag after the attack; scenes shown of firefighters, police officers, first responders and everyday citizens stitching the flag; details given about the link between New York City and Greensburg, Kansas, which was devastated by a tornado 3 years ago. [The New York Says Thank You Foundation Jeff PARNESS, firefighter Brian FITZPATRICK, first responder Michael NEIL- comment on the flag.]