Dateline NBC present a three-part features report on Sunday, March 25th, at 7pm/6c:
Lester Holt reports from Sanford, Florida with the latest on the story of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. The unarmed high school student was shot to death in a gated community by a neighborhood watch member last month. Since then the incident has drawn widespread attention to Florida’s gun laws, raised questions of racial profiling, and prompted protests in Florida and across the internet.
Nearly ten years ago Tom Brokaw introduced us to a fresh-faced soldier preparing to fight the war in Iraq. Brokaw followed the progress of the soldier through his combat deployment and his return to the US; and chronicled the dramatic changes in the soldier’s life as he struggled to deal with reintegration with his family, PTSD and unemployment. Now, Brokaw presents another turn in the soldier’s life. As part of NBC News Hiring our Heroes initiative, this time it’s a story of hope.
If you can’t get major medical coverage there may be an answer. Some companies are pushing insurance they say is available to everyone (regardless of pre-existing conditions). The salesperson implies on the phone that the coverage is as good as major medical, but some people who got sick and ended up in the hospital, were left holding the bag when the bills came in. Chris Hansen will confront the people who sell insurance that may not be insurance at all.