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>>>BREAKING NEWS
TONIGHT, THE AMERICANS EVACUATED FROM THE
CORONAVIRUS ZONE
QUARANTINED IN THE U.S.
THE PLANE MET BY
AUTHORITIES IN HAZMAT SUITS.
ON BOARD NEARLY 200
AMERICANS WHO ESCAPED FROM THE OUTBREAK
EPICENTER IN CHINA
THE NEW IMAGE INSIDE THE ISOLATION ROOMS
WHERE THEY’LL SPENT
THE NEXT 72 HOURS. HUNDREDS STILL
SCRAMBLING TO GET OUT
OF CHINA TONIGHT, MORE AIRLINES
SUSPENDING FLIGHTS AS
THE U.S. CONSIDERS THE TOTAL TRAVEL BAN
>>>ALSO THE STUNNING
VIDEO OF THE MAN CLINGING TO THE SIDE
OF A HIGH RISE TO
ESCAPE A MASSIVE INFERNO.
CHOPPERS RESCUING
PEOPLE AND PETS FROM THE ROOF.
>>WE OPENED THE DOOR.
IT WAS JUST A WALL OF BLACK SMOKE.
COULDN’T SEE ANYTHING.
>>AMONG THE INJURED, A 3-MONTH-OLD.
WHAT WE’RE LEARNING.
>>>NEW QUESTIONS IN THE KOBE BRYANT CRASH.
THE WARNING SYSTEM HIS
HELICOPTER LACKED THAT MIGHT HAVE HELPED
AVOID THE CRASH.
AND THE TOUCHING NEW TRIBUTE FROM THE NBA
LEGEND’S GRIEVING
WIFE >>>THE NEW WARNING
FROM THE WHITE HOUSE
TO JOHN BOLTON DON’T PUBLISH THAT
BOMBSHELL BOOK UNTIL
YOU TAKE CLASSIFIED SECRETS OUT.
THE BATTLE
INTENSIFYING OVER CALLING BOLTON AND
OTHER WITNESSES IN THE
IMPEACHMENT TRIAL. THE NEW REPORTING, DO
REPUBLICANS HAVE THE
VOTES TO BLOCK IT? >>>THE SHOCKING
DISCOVERY AT THE
BORDER THE RECORD-BREAKING
TUNNEL
70 FEET UNDERGROUND. >>>AND OPRAH’S BOOK
CLUB PICK, WHY IT’S
SPARKING A FIRESTORM AND SAFETY CONCERNS.
>>Announcer: THIS IS
“NBC NIGHTLY NEWS” WITH LESTER HOLT
>>>GOOD EVENING
NO SIGHT HAS BROUGHT HOME THE GROWING FEARS
OVER THE CORONAVIRUS
QUITE LIKE THAT OF A CHARTER JUMBO JET
ARRIVING AT A SOUTHERN
CALIFORNIA AIR FORCE BASE CARRYING
AMERICANS EVACUATE
FROM CHINA MET BY MEDICAL TEAMS
IN BIOHAZARD SUITS
THE NUMBER OF CASES WORLDWIDE NOW TOPPING
6,000.
AT LEAST 133 DEAD. WITH JUST A HANDFUL OF
CONFIRMED CASES IN THE
U.S. THERE ARE EFFORTS HERE TONIGHT TO UP
DEFENSES
MIGUEL ALMAGUER IS ON THAT BASE TONIGHT.
MIGUEL, WILL MORE
AMERICANS BE EVACUATED?
>>Reporter: WELL,
LESTER, THEY CERTAINLY COULD BE
THE STATE DEPARTMENT
TONIGHT SAYS SOME 700 AMERICAN CITIZENS WANT
TO GET OUT OF WUHAN AS
QUICKLY AS THEY CAN BUT ONCE THEY ARRIVE
HERE BACK IN THE U.S.,
GETTING HOME MAY NOT BE AN EASY OPTION.
THE CHARTERED CARGO
PLANE TOUCHED DOWN AT MARCH AIR RESERVE BASE
NEVER RIVERSIDE,
CALIFORNIA, CARRYING 195 AMERICAN
PASSENGERS ALL FLEEING
THE CITY OF WUHAN, CHINA.
TAKING NO CHANCES,
AUTHORITIES IN FULL HAZMAT SUITS BOARDED
THE FLIGHT DIVERTE
FROM A PUBLIC AIRPOR TO A MILITARY ONE.
INSIDE THE PACKED
PLANE MANY GREW DESPERATE TO ESCAPE
THE EPICENTER OF THE
CORONAVIRUS. FOR NOW, NO ONE GOING
HOME
>>THEY’RE SCARED. YOU’RE SCARED.
WE UNDERSTAND.
THERE IS A LOT ABOUT THIS VIRUS WE DON’T
KNOW.
>>Reporter: WITH ONE AMERICAN WHO HAD A
FEVER TURNED AWAY BACK
FROM THE FLIGHT BACK IN CHINA, A 72-HOU
HOLD IS UNDERWAY FOR
ALL PASSENGERS THE CDC SAYS IN
ISOLATION ROOMS LIKE
THIS ONE, THEY CAN TRY TO CONTAIN THE
POTENTIAL SPREAD OF
THE CORONAVIRUS. INFECTING AT LEAST
FIVE PEOPLE IN THE
U.S. WHILE ANOTHER 160 ARE BEING MONITORED IN
36 STATES.
TODAY AT BOSTON’S LOGAN AIRPORT, A SICK
PASSENGER TAKEN OFF AN
ARRIVING FLIGHT FROM BEIJING.
>>I HOPE THIS CAN BE
OVER SOON. >>Reporter: WITH
FEARS SPREADING AS
FAST AS THE VIRUS, TODAY INTERNATIONAL
AIRLINES FRO
AROUND THE GLOBE INCLUDING AMERICAN ARE
CANCELLING OR
SUSPENDING FLIGHTS INTO MAJOR CITIES IN
CHINA.
SAM ROTH FROM WISCONSIN IS DESPERATE
TO GET HIS WIFE AND
TWO DAUGHTERS OUT OF WUHAN.
>>I DON’T WANT THEM
TO GET SICK. I WANT THEM TO COME
HOME.
>>Reporter: WITH WORRIES OVER A
PANDEMIC GROWING, THE
U.S. GOVERNMENT SAYS MASKS LIKE THESE IN
SHORT SUPPLY OVERSEAS
ARE NOT NECESSARY HERE AT HOME.
TONIGHT, BALANCING THE
THIN LINE BETWEEN CONCERN AND PANIC.
MIGUEL ALMAGUER, NBC
NEWS, RIVERSIDE COUNTY.
>>>I’M JANIS MACKEY
FRAYER IN BEIJING. ACROSS CHINA TONIGHT,
EMPTY STREETS AND
CITIES ON ALERT. THE CORONAVIRUS
INFECTING MORE PEOPLE
IN DAYS THAN SARS DID OVER MONTHS.
THE WORLD HEALTH
ORGANIZATION URGING THE WORLD TO BE READY
FOR MORE.
>>THE WHOLE WORLD NEEDS TO BE ON ALERT
WE ARE AT AN IMPORTANT
JUNCTURE IN THIS EVENT.
>>Reporter:
SCIENTISTS IN SEVERAL COUNTRIES ARE WORKING
TO DECODE THE VIRUS TO
COME UP WITH A VACCINE BUT WITH A TREATMENT
STILL MONTHS TO YEARS
AWAY, THE RACE NOW IN CHINA BUILDING
HOSPITALS, TWO OF THEM
TO BE FINISHED IN DAYS
WITH THE VIRUS NOW IN
16 OTHER COUNTRIES, CHINA INCREASINGLY
BEING CUT OFF.
COUNTRIES RECONSIDERING VISAS
FOR TRAVELERS FROM THE
MAINLAND ACROSS CHINA, TOO,
PEOPLE ARE STAYING
INDOORS. IN BEIJING, SCHOOLS
CLOSED INDEFINITELY.
AND VILLAGES ARE BUILDING ROADBLOCKS TO
KEEP VISITORS OUT.
AND THERE’S FEAR HERE AT EVEN THE MENTION OF
WUHAN.
A CITY OF 11 MILLION THAT REMAINS SEALED
OFF AND VIRTUALLY
SILENT THE CONCERN IS HOW THE
VIRUS IS SPREADING
IN SOME CASES SHOWING UP IN PEOPLE WHO HAVE
NEVER BEEN TO CHINA.
THE W.H.O. MEETING THURSDAY TO DECIDE IF
THIS IS NOW AN
INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY
LESTER
>>JANIS, THANK YOU. >>>IN LOS ANGELES,
DRAMATIC RESCUES AND
TERRIFYING MOMENTS AFTER A FIRE BROKE OUT
IN A HIGH-RISE
APARTMENT BUILDING THAT HAD PEOPLE
FLEEING ANY WAY THEY
COULD. HERE IS GADI SCHWARTZ.
>>Reporter: IN WEST
LOS ANGELES, A RACE AGAINST TIME.
>>TELL THAT PERSON
NOT TO JUMP. >>Reporter: PEOPLE
TRYING TO ESCAPE
FLAMES CLINGING TO LEDGES UNTIL
FIREFIGHTERS COULD
FINALLY REACH THEM WHILE INSIDE, PANICKED
RESIDENTS FOUND
STAIRWELLS FILLED WITH THICK, BLACK SMOKE.
>>WE OPENED THE DOOR.
IT WAS JUST A WALL OF BLACK SMOKE.
YOU COULDN’T SEE
ANYTHING. >>A BUNCH OF
FIREFIGHTERS WERE
YELLING AT US TO MOVE AS QUICKLY AS
POSSIBLE
GET OUT. >>Reporter:
FIREFIGHTERS SAY AT
LEAST 11 PEOPLE WERE INJURED INCLUDING A
3-MONTH-OLD BABY AND
ONE VICTIM NEEDING CPR.
WHILE ON THE ROOF OF
THE 25-STORY HIGH RISE PEOPLE WERE HOISTED TO
SAFETY, ONE AFTER
ANOTHER. RESCUE CREWS EVEN
AIRLIFTING OUT SMALL
PETS TO THEIR GRATEFUL OWNERS
ARSON INVESTIGATORS
SAY IT’S UNCLEAR I THE FIRE WAS AN
ACCIDENT OR DELIBERATE
BUT TONIGHT AMONG THOSE EVACUATED THERE
IS ANGER
>>DID YOU GUYS HEAR ANY ALARMS AT FIRST?
>>15 MINUTES AFTER,
YEAH. >>Reporter: WHAT
ABOUT SPRINKLERS
>>NO. >>Reporter: NO
SPRINKLERS
>>NO. >>Reporter: BACK IN
2013, THE SAME
APARTMENT WAS SUED AFTER ANOTHER FIRE
THAT DID EXTENSIVE
DAMAGE OFFICIALS SAY UNLIKE
MOST BUILDINGS, THAT
REQUIRES SPRINKLERS, THIS ONE WAS BUILT
BEFORE THEY WERE
MANDATED THOSE WHO LIVE HERE
SAY THIS SHOULD HAVE
BEEN PREVENTED GADI SCHWARTZ, NBC
NEWS, LOS ANGELES.
>>VERY DRAMATIC RESCUES THERE.
>>>WE’RE LEARNING
MORE ABOUT THE MOMENT JUST BEFORE THE
HELICOPTER CRASH THAT
KILLED KOBE BRYANT, HIS DAUGHTER AND SEVEN
OTHERS
THE HELICOPTER DID NOT HAVE A SAFETY FEATURE
THAT CAN WARN PILOTS
WHEN THEY’RE FLYIN TOO CLOSE TO TERRAIN
HERE IS TOM COSTELLO.
>>Reporter: THREE DAYS AFTER SUNDAY’S
CRASH, THE HILLSIDE
NOW CLEARED OF WRECKAGE INVESTIGATORS
SAY THE CHOPPER JUST
MISSED CLEARING THE TOP OF A RIDGE BY ONLY
30 FEET, THOUGH IT WAS
ONE OF MANY RIDGES AND HILLS.
YET, THE SIKORSKY
HELICOPTER WAS NOT TAWS, IN CHOPPERS
EQUIPPED WITH
TAWS, A TERRAIN AWARENESS WARNING
SYSTEM
IN CHOPPERS TO HELP PILOTS AVOID STEEP
TERRAIN.
>>TERRAIN, AHEAD. PULL UP.
>>Reporter: FOR 16
YEARS THE NTSB RECOMMENDED TAWS
IN LARGE PASSENGER
CHOPPERS BUT THE FAA IS STILL NOT REQUIRING
IT.
>>THE FAA HAS TO LOOK AT THE COST AS WELL AS
THE LIKELIHOOD AND
SEVERITY OF THIS TYPE OF ACCIDENT, AND THEY
HAVE TO BALANCE HOW
MANY ACCIDENTS CAN THEY PREVENT AND AT
WHAT COST.
>>Reporter: TODAY, VIDEO OF PILOT ARA
FLYING IN THE CHOPPER
MORE THAN TWO YEARS AGO.
AMONG THE QUESTIONS OF
INVESTIGATORS, DID HE BECOME DISORIENTED IN
SUNDAY’S THICK FOG
>>THE DESCENT RATE OF THE HELICOPTER WAS
OVER 2,000 FEET A
MINUTE THIS WAS A HIGH-ENERGY
IMPACT CRASH.
>>Reporter: IN LOS ANGELES TODAY THE
LAKERS WERE BACK IN
PRACTICE REMEMBERING ALL NINE OF THE CRASH
VICTIMS.
IN A TRIBUTE ON TNT LAST NIGHT,
TEAMMATE AND CLOSE
FRIEND SHAQUILLE O’NEAL.
>>HAVEN’T FELT THE
PAIN THAT SHARP IN A WHILE.
I NOW KNOW WHAT IT
FEELS LIKE TO LOSE A BROTHER.
>>Reporter: SHAQ
SURPRISED FANS BY APPEARING AT THE
STAPLES CENTER.
>>ONE MORE TIME KOBE
>>KOBE!
KOBE KOBE
>>Reporter: ANOTHER
LAKER LEGEND MAGIC JOHNSON ON “JIMMY
KIMMEL LIVE.”
>>LOVED PLAYING THE GAME AND THEN TO SEE
HIM, YOU KNOW, JUST
BECOME A GREAT FATHER AND HUSBAND, AND HE
WAS ENJOYING LIFE AND
WENT WAY TOO EARLY. >>Reporter: TONIGHT
KOBE BRYANT’S WIFE
VANESSA WRITING I TAKE COMFORT IN KNOWING
THEY BOTH KNEW THAT
THEY WERE SO DEEPLY LOVED.
THEY WERE AMONG THE
NINE LOST IN A HORRIFIC CRASH
HERE AT THE STAPLES
CENTER, THE FLOWERS, THE TRIBUTES, THE
SIGNS THE MEMORIALS TO
KOBE BRYANT AND ALL NINE VICTIMS CONTINUES
TO GROW BY THE HOUR.
SO FAR, NO WORD ON FUNERAL SERVICES
LESTER
>>TOM COSTELLO IN LOS ANGELES, THANK YOU.
>>>LET’S TURN TO THE
WARNING LETTER WHITE HOUSE SECURITY
OFFICIALS SENT TO JOHN
BOLTON ORDERING HIM NOT TO PUBLISH HIS
BOOK AND OUR NEW
REPORTING WHETHER THERE ARE ENOUGH VOTES
TO CALL HIM TO TESTIFY
IN THE PRESIDENT’S IMPEACHMENT TRIAL.
HERE IS KASIE HUNT.
>>Reporter: THE STARK WARNING TO JOHN BOLTON
CAME IN THIS NEWLY
REVEALED LETTER FROM THE NATIONAL SECURITY
COUNCIL.
AN NFC OFFICIAL WRITING BOLTON’S BOOK
MANUSCRIPT MAY NOT BE
PUBLISHED IN ITS CURRENT FORM BECAUSE
IT CONTAINS
SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF CLASSIFIED
INFORMATION.
THREE DAYS LATER, THE BOMBSHELL “NEW YORK
TIMES” REPORT THAT IN
THE MANUSCRIPT THE OUSTED NATIONAL
SECURITY ADVISOR
ACCUSES PRESIDENT TRUMP OF DIRECTLY
LINKING MILITARY AID
FOR UKRAINE TO INVESTIGATIONS OF HIS
DEMOCRATIC RIVALS,
INCLUDING THE BIDENS. >>LET’S CALL JOHN
BOLTON.
>>Reporter: TODAY DURING A QUESTION AND
ANSWER SESSION IN THE
SENATE IMPEACHMENT TRIAL, DEMOCRATIC
PROSECUTORS AGAIN
PRESSING FOR BOLTON TO APPEAR.
>>YOU CAN SUBPOENA
AMBASSADOR BOLTON AND ASK HIM THAT
QUESTION DIRECTLY.
>>Reporter: PRESIDENT TRUMP BLASTING HIS
BOLTON’S BOOK AS NASTY
AND UNTRUE TWEETING, QUOTE,
WHY DIDN’T JOHN BOLTON
COMPLAIN ABOUT THIS NONSENSE A LONG TIME
AGO?
ADDING, IF I LISTENED TO HIM, WE WOULD BE IN
WORLD WAR VI BY NOW.
THE PRESIDENT’S OUTSIDE ATTORNEY
PILING ON.
>>THIS IS THE ONLY CONCLUSION I CAN COME
TO AND IT’S A HARSH
ONE AND I FEEL VERY BAD ABOUT IT
HE’S A BACKSTABBER.
>>Reporter: BUT ONE KEY REPUBLICAN THAT
WANTS BOLTON TO
TESTIFY PRAISING HIM >>DO YOU HAVE
QUESTIONS ABOUT JOHN
BOLTON’S CREDIBILITY >>I THINK ANY WITNESS
WOULD BE EVALUATED IN
TERMS OF THEIR CREDIBILITY.
BUT I HAVE A GREAT
DEAL OF CONFIDENCE WITH JOHN BOLTON.
>>Reporter: STILL
TONIGHT, UNDER FIERCE PRESSURE OF REPUBLICAN
LEADERS AND THE WHITE
HOUSE, REPUBLICAN SOURCES TELL NBC NEW
THEY CURRENTLY BELIEVE
THEY WILL HAVE ENOUGH VOTES TO PREVENT
CALLING ADDITIONAL
WITNESSES AT A VOTE EXPECTED FRIDAY,
ANTICIPATING DEMOCRATS
WILL COME UP AT LEAST ONE VOTE SHORT OF THE
FOUR REPUBLICANS THEY
NEED. >>IT’S AN UPHILL
FIGHT AS I’VE ALWAYS
SAID. >>I’M NOT SURE
ADDITIONAL WITNESSES
ARE GOING TO BENEFIT ANYBODY.
>>Reporter: ON THE
SENATE FLOOR TONIGHT, WHITE HOUSE DEFENDERS
MAKING A NEW ARGUMENT
SUGGESTING A PRESIDENT CANNOT BE IMPEACHED
FOR DOING SOMETHING TO
HELP HIMSELF POLITICALLY AS LONG AS
HE BELIEVES WHAT HE’S
DOING WILL HELP THE COUNTRY.
>>IF A PRESIDENT DOES
SOMETHING, WHICH HE BELIEVES WILL HELP HIM
GET ELECTED IN THE
PUBLIC INTEREST, THAT CANNOT BE THE KIND OF
QUID PRO QUO THAT
RESULTS IN IMPEACHMENT.
>>IF YOU SAY YOU
CAN’T HOLD A PRESIDENT ACCOUNTABLE IN AN
ELECTION YEAR WHERE
THEY’RE TRYING TO CHEAT IN THAT ELECTION
THEN YOU’RE GIVING
THEM CARTE BLANCHE >>Reporter: LATE
TONIGHT JOHN BOLTON’S
LAWYER PUSHING BACK SAYING THEY DON’T
BELIEVE THAT ANY
MATERIAL IN THE UKRAINE CHAPTER OF THE
BOOK COULD
REASONABLY BE CONSIDERED CLASSIFIED.
LESTER
>>FASCINATING TWISTS IN ALL THIS.
THANK YOU.
>>>TO A SHOCKING UNDERGROUND DISCOVERY.
NBC’S KERRY SANDERS
WITH A RECORD BREAKER AUTHORITIES FOUND AT
THE U.S. BORDER WITH
MEXICO TAKE A LOOK.
>>Reporter: IT’S THE
LONGEST CROSS BORDER TUNNEL EVER DISCOVERED
ON THE SOUTHWEST
BORDER OFFICIALS SAY. MORE THAN THREE
QUARTERS OF A MILE
LONG, THE LENGTH FROM TIJUANA TO THE U.S. AN
ASTONISHING PASSAGEWAY
70 FEET BELOW THE EARTH.
THOSE BEEPS WARNINGS
TO INVESTIGATORS WHO ENTERED THE TUNNEL
THAT THE OXYGEN LEVELS
WERE DANGEROUSLY LOW >>THANKS TO THE HARD
WORK OF THE TUNNEL
TASK FORCE, THIS TUNNEL WILL NOT BE
USED TO SMUGGLE
DANGEROUS DRUGS AND OTHER ELICIT
CONTRABAND INTO
OUR COMMUNITIES. >>Reporter: THE
ENGINEERING HERE
DESCRIBED BY U.S. AGENTS AS ELABORATE
WITH AN ELEVATOR, RAIL
SYSTEM, ELECTRICITY AND VENTILATION.
THE TUNNEL FIVE FEET
TALL, TWO AND A HALF FEET WIDE.
AUTHORITIES HAVE MADE
NO ARRESTS OR SEIZURES BUT THEY DID FIND AN
OFFSHOOT, ANOTHER
TUNNEL, STILL UNDER CONSTRUCTION
KERRY SANDERS, NBC
NEWS >>>WE’LL BE RIGHT
BACK IN 60 SECONDS
WITH EXPLOSIVE NEW TESTIMONY AGAINST
HARVEY WEINSTEIN AND
THE BACKLASH AGAINST OPRAH’S CONTROVERSIAL
NEW BOOK CLU
>>>THE PENTAGON REVEALED THE NUMBER OF
U.S. TROOPS WITH BRAIN
INJURIES FROM IRAN’S MISSILE ATTACK CLIMBED
TO 50 UP FROM 34 LAST
WEEK. NBC’S RICHARD ENGEL ON
WHY THAT NUMBER KEEPS
RISING. >>Reporter: EACH OF
THE MISSILES WAS
PACKED WITH 1,000 OR 160 0 POUNDS OF
EXPLOSIVE, ENOUGH TO
SHRED THIS ROW OF BUNK HOUSES AND BLASTS AS
POWERFUL AS TRUCK
BOMBS. ONE OF THE MISSILES
LANDED HERE AND
BECAUSE THE GROUND IS SOFTER, IT CREATED A
VERY DEEP CRATER ABOUT
15 FEET DEEP, PROBABLY TWICE AS WIDE.
SO YOU CAN SEE THESE
WERE POWERFUL MISSILES JUST BY THE FACT THEY
WERE DISPLACED THIS
MUCH EARTH. >>Reporter: MANY
SOLDIERS WERE TAKING
SHELTER NEAR WHERE THE MISSILES EXPLODED.
SOME WERE IN BUNKERS.
OTHERS OUT GUARDING THE BASE.
SO YOU COULD FEEL
THAT, THE PUSH OF THE BLAST WAVE ON YOUR
BODY?
>>100%. >>Reporter: U.S.
OFFICIALS INITIALLY
SAID THERE WERE NO INJURIES FROM THE
STRIKE BUT AFTER IT
WAS LATER REPORTED, THERE WERE PRESIDENT
TRUMP APPEARED TO DOWN
PLAY THE SITUATION LAST WEEK.
>>I HEARD THAT THEY
HAD HEADACHES, AND A COUPLE OF OTHER THINGS
BUT I WOULD SAY AND I
CAN REPORT IT IS NOT VERY SERIOUS.
>>Reporter: NO
AMERICANS WERE KILLED HERE BUT BRAIN
INJURIES CAN TAKE TIME
TO SHOW THEMSELVES. SO THE FINAL TOLL MAY
STILL NOT BE KNOWN.
RICHARD ENGEL, NBC NEWS, AL ASSAD AIR
BASE, IRAQ.
>>>THERE WAS SOME PRETTY DRAMATIC NEW
TESTIMONY IN THE
HARVEY WEINSTEIN TRIAL.
JURORS HEARING
EMOTIONAL STORIES FROM TWO MORE ACCUSERS.
NBC’S KATE SNOW WITH
THE DETAILS. >>Reporter: DON AND
TERRA WOLF CAME TO NEW
YORK WITH BIG DREAMS OF ACTING.
BOTH WERE WAIT
STRESSES IN THE MID 2000s WHEN THEY SAY
WEINSTEIN PROMISED TO
HELP THEM AND TOOK ADVANTAGE.
ON THE STAND TODAY
DUNNING CRIED WHERE SHE SAID WEINSTEIN
ASSAULTED HER WHERE A
MOVIE WAS BEING FILMED.
HE PUT HIS HAND UP MY
SKIRT AND IT WAS TWO SECONDS AND I FROZE.
HE SAID DON’T MAKE A
BIG DEAL. THE ROOM WAS FULL OF
PEOPLE AND DUNNING
NEVER MENTIONED THAT INCIDENT WHEN SHE DID
A ROUND OF MEDIA
INTERVIEWS. INSTEAD, DESCRIBING
ANOTHER INCIDENT.
>>HE CUT RIGHT TO THE CHASE, ASSIGN THEM BUT
I WANT YOU TO HAVE A
THREE-SOME WITH ME AND MY ASSISTANT.
>>Reporter: DUNNING
TESTIFIED THAT WEINSTEIN SAID YOU’LL
NEVER MAKE IT IN THIS
BUSINESS, THIS IS HOW THE INDUSTRY WORKS.
HE WAS SCREAMING, A
BIG GUY TOWERING OVER ME AND I WAS SCARED.
IN HER TESTIMONY, WOLF
SAID SHE BELIEVED SHE WAS READING FOR A PART
WHEN SHE ENDED UP IN
WEINSTEIN’S APARTMENT WHERE SHE SAYS HE
RAPED HER.
I REMEMBER I TOLD HIM I CAN’T AND HE SAID I
HAD A VASECTOMY.
WOLF’S THERAPIST MIGHT HAVE CAUSED HER TO
FABRICATE DETAILS.
WOULD YOU ACCEPT FEBRUARY ’17 UNTIL THE
END OF 2019 YOU SAW
HER 55 TIMES? YES.
WEINSTEIN PLEADED NOT
GUILTY. >>Reporter: TWO MORE
WOMEN ARE SET TO
TESTIFY. KATE SNOW, NBC NEWS,
NEW YORK.
>>>OPRAH WINFREY IS FACING CRITICISM AND
CALLS FOR HER TO
RECONSIDER THE CHOICE OF THE CONTROVERSIAL
NEW NOVEL AMERICAN
DIRT FOR HER BOOK CLUB.
HERE IS GABE
GUTIERREZ. >>Reporter: OPRAH’S
LATEST BOOK CLUB PICK
STRUCK SUCH A CHORD THE PUBLISHER
CANCELLED THE BOOK
TOUR OVER SAFETY CONCERNS.
FLAT IRON BOOKS SAYS
WHILE THERE ARE VALID CRITICISMS OVER THE
PROMOTION, THERE IS NO
EXCUSE FOR THREATS OF PHYSICAL VIOLENCE.
THE NOVEL IS ABOUT A
MEXICAN MOTHER AND HER YOUNG SON FLEEING TO
THE U.S. BORDER,
CUMMINGS IS OF IRISH AND PUERTO RICAN
DESCENT.
THIS BOOK IS A HARMFUL STEREOTYPICAL AND
INACCURATE
REPRESENTATION OF MEXICAN IMMIGRANTS.
CUMMINGS BACKLASHED
SAYING HE DID FIVE YEARS OF RESEARCH.
>>VOICES OF COLOR AND
WOMEN’S VOICES HAVE BEEN HIJACKED FOR A
LONG TIME.
>>Reporter: THIS CONTROVERSY IS AFTER
ANOTHER WHEN SHE
PULLED OUT OF A DOCUMENTARY WITH
RUSSELL SIMMONS WITH
CONCERNS IT WAS BEING RUSHED TO PREMIERE
AT SUN DANCE.
>>I UNEQUIVOCALLY SAY I DID NOT PULL OUT
BECAUSE OF RUSSELL.
>>Reporter: OPRAH PLANS TO GET PEOPLE
TOGETHER FROM ALL
SIDES TO TALK ABOUT THE BOOK ON APPLE TV
IN MARCH.
>>I THINK IT’S GOING TO ALLOW US TO OPEN UP
A CONVERSATION IN
UNEXPECTED AND I REALLY HOPE MEANINGFUL
WAYS.
>>Reporter: STILL, THE BACK LASH HAS NOT
APPEARED TO HURT
SALES. THE BOOK NUMBER ONE ON
AMAZON THIS WEEK.
GABE GUTIERREZ, NBC NEWS, NEW YORK.
>>>FEDERAL
PROSECUTORS OVERSEEING THE COLLEGE ADMISSIONS
CHEATING SCANDAL
PROPOSED TODAY A SERIES OF TRIALS FOR
ACTRESS LAURIE
LOUGHLIN AND HER HUSBAND AND OTHER
DEFENDANTS.
LOUGHLIN WOULD BE IN THE FIRST TRIAL IN
OCTOBER.
>>>THE FDA SAYS
>>>THE FDA SAYS THE
MAKER OF PURELL MUST STOP SAYING THE
PRODUCT CAN PREVENT
PEOPLE FROM GETTING THE FLU AND OTHER
ILLNESSES.
HERE IS CATIE BECK. >>Reporter: KEEP YOUR
HANDS CLEAN, AVOID
GETTING SICK. MANY RELY ON THE
MODERN PORTABLE
SOLUTION, HAND SANITIZER.
>>KEEP ONE IN MY CAR,
IN MY PURSE IF I TRAVEL.
>>Reporter: WHILE IT
MAY BE CONVENIENT, IT’S NOT THE ILLNESS
BLOCKER IT’S OFTEN
MARKETED TO BE, WHICH IS WHY THE FDA IS
TAKING AIM AT PURELL
HAND SANITIZER DEMANDING THE COMPANY
REMOVE ONLINE CLAIMS
THE PRODUCT COULD BE AN EFFECTIVE WAY TO
PREVENT THE FLU,
NOROVIRUS, MRSA AND EVEN EBOLA.
THE FDA CHALLENGING
PURELL FOR SAYING IT HELPS REDUCE STUDENT
ABSENTEEISM
BY 51%. >>I’M A SCHOOLTEACHER
BUT RECOMMEND THEY
ACTUALLY USE REAL SOAP AND SCRUB GOOD.
>>Reporter: MEDICAL
EXPERTS AGREE. >>HAND SANITIZER DOES
NOT KILL ALL GERMS
BOTTOM LINE. >>Reporter: ALREADY
ONLINE CLAIMS ABOUT
PURELL SAFE AND DOES REDUCE GERMS.
BUT GOOD OLD FASHIONED
SOAP IS YOUR BEST DEFENSE.
CATIE BECK, NBC NEWS,
NEW YORK. >>>SO YOU KNOW THAT
OLD WATCH YOU’VE HELD
ON TO? HARRY SMITH AND WHAT
MIGHT JUST HAPPEN WITH
THE PASSAGE OF TIME. >>Reporter: IT
HAPPENED MONDAY ON
“ANTIQUES ROAD SHOW” A MAN IN NORTH DAKOTA
NAMED DAVID HEARD THE
ESTIMATED VALUE OF A WATCH HE KEPT IN A
SAFETY DEPOSIT BOX FOR
DECADES. WE LOVE THE PBS SHOW
BECAUSE WHOSE FAMILY
DOESN’T BELIEVE AUNT SEIDY’S OLD BROACH OR
A PAINTING YOU PICKED
UP AT A YARD SALE MIGHT REALLY BE WORTH
A SMALL FORTUNE?
A MAN BROUGHT TO TEARS WHEN HE FOUND THE OLD
NAVAJO BLANKET WAS AN
ACT FACT. >>HALF A MILLION
DOLLARS.
>>Reporter: OR A VASE BOUGHT FOR $4.99.
THIS ROLEX IS IN
PRISTINE CONDITION, A PAUL NEWMAN WATCH HE
KEPT THE PAPERWORK
MAKES IT VERY VALUABLE.
HE PURCHASED IT WHILE
SERVING IN THE AIR FORCE IN THE 1970s AND
THE PRICE BACK THEN,
ABOUT A MONTH’S SALARY AND THE VALUE NOW.
>>500 TO $700,000.
>>Reporter: YES, ENOUGH TO KNOCK YOU
OFF YOUR FEET.
HARRY SMITH, NBC NEWS. >>THAT’S “NIGHTLY
NEWS.”
I’M LESTER HOLT. I’M LESTER HOLT.
THANK YOU FOR
WATCHING, EVERYONE AND

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