Event Date(s): 04/17/2000 | Description: 21;00:00 The News with Brian Williams. 21:01:52 NBC news correspondent Mike Jensen reports on the Dow and the NASDAQ rebound from 2000-04-14 after it suffered a horrifying plunge. Panning shot of brokers in the New York Stock Exchange on computers and telephones near banks of monitors seen. Close up of a trader yelling a buy order seen. Broker looking at sheet, and panning shot of broker operating computer seen. Overhead shot of brokers and traders on the Stock Exchange floor seen. Low shot of NASDAQ headquarters with"NASDAQ" on its exterior seen. In interview man says"?we're comin' back." People stand outside building under umbrellas looking at scrolling stock price ticker tape. Couple under umbrella read the scrolling prices. On the Stock Exchange floor broker holds up piece of paper. Panning shot of NASDAQ price tote board showing prices with"+" seen. On 2000-04-14 panning shot of NASDAQ price tote board showing prices with"-" seen. Broker yells bid order on the Stock Exchange floor. Broker writes on note pad on the Stock Exchange floor. Scrolling NASDAQ price tote board seen. Scrolling Dow Jones price tote board seen. In interview Muriel Siebert& Co's CEO Muriel Siebert says by the end of the year the Dow will be up five to ten percent from where it is now. Various shots of the NASDAQ price tote board seen. Man under umbrella (looking at unseen stock price tote board) shakes his head. Siebert says NASDAQ will be up a little by the end of the year. Scrolling stock price tote board, header"Mutual Funds," magazines including"Smart Money," and super"$7 Trillion" seen. Stock brokers work at computers in office. Man walks away from computer in office. In interview Lipper Inc's Chairman Michael Lipper says investors should sell at least 25% of their tech funds, take the tax loss, and re-invest in domestic and overseas blue chip stocks. Graphic scrolling stock price ticker tape, header"IRAs," graphic documents including"How The Roth IRA Really Works," and super"$3.5 Trillion" seen."Ed Slott's IRA Advisor's" Ed Slott looks at documents at his desk, and in interview says to sit tight and do nothing because it's long term retirement money. Stock broker on telephone makes hand and face gestures. Brokers on Stock Exchange floor jump and yell. Jensen signs off live on-camera. 21:04:12 NBC news correspondent Anne Thompson reports on how people across the country are coping with the ups and downs of the stock market. Overhead shot of crowd of people walking down sidewalk in Chicago, Illinois seen. In an investment company clients behind counter talk to employee on other side of counter. Man enters the investment company. Man holdsslip to deposit money in his IRA account. Investor 55-year old Frank Carr (ph) closes folder and in interview says he's in a buying mood. Carr fills out form at desk as broker types on computer. Woman operates computer. Scrolling stock price ticker tape tote board seen. Stock brokers jump, yell, and motion with their arms on a stock exchange floor. Low shot of investor Chris Powell operating computer seen. Close up of stock prices on computer seen. Powell operates the computer. Powell's Dodge Durango (bought with money he cashed out of the market) pulls out of driveway. Powell drives the Durango. In interview Powell says he wants to make more money, adding the place where he'll make more money is in high tech. NBC's Anne Thompson reports on-camera outdoors in Chicago. Graphic scrolling stock price ticker tape, insert overhead shot of brokers and traders on a stock exchange floor, header"Momentum Investors" and super"Buy Rising Stocks," and header"Bargain Hunters" and super"Buy Falling Stocks" seen. In interview University of Chicago Business School's Richard Thaler says people think of it as a buying opportunity because they think the long term trend is still up. Close up of man looking at object behind a"schwab.com" sign in an investment office seen. Man reads price sticker for a Sports Utility Vehicle in a car dealership. Close up of the sticker price of"41,045.25" seen. At Gateway Chevrolet car dealers at desks and customers in lobby seen as Gateway Chevrolet's Scott Falcone signs document. In interview Falcone says people will wait before buying a more expensive car or before buying one at all. Rolling shot of home exterior seen."For Sale" sign on lawn of house seen. Rolling shot of homes seen. In Harrison, New Jersey Century 21 Realtor Mary Ann Di Sabato enters office and talks to clients. In interview Di Sabato says a half percent interest rate hike makes a difference for home buyers who can afford a certain price range. Stock brokers motion and yell on a stock exchange floor. Powell removes his infant in a car seat from his Durango. Powell says"I'm definitely holding." Overhead shot of brokers and traders motioning and yelling on a stock exchange floor seen. 21:06:57 NBC news correspondent Fred Francis reports on a peaceful end to the standoff between protestors and police during World Bank And International Monetary Fund ( IMF) meeting. Overhead shot of riot police using batons to hold demonstrators behind barricade seen. Demonstrators chant. Overhead shot of riot police spraying the crowd with fire extinguisher-like canisters seen. Riot police stand near barricades and protestors. Demonstrators march down street with banner"We Are Peaceful." Demonstrators marching with signs including"Structurally Adjust This" seen. Demonstrator waves black flag while standing on a traffic light pole near demonstrators on street. Overhead shot of demonstrators sitting and chanting on street seen as shot pans to riot police on other side of barricade. NBC's Fred Francis reports on-camera while walking down street with demonstrators. Riot police drag demonstrators down street by their arms. Demonstrator who was sprayed in the eyes cries"Oh my God it hurts." Riot police march down street with batons. Riot police standing on street seen. Lone cop surrounded by demonstrators and media on street yelling and motioning with his baton, tear gas being fired (by police to rescue him), and rear shot of photographers taking pictures on street seen. Protestor near smoke from tear gas lies on street as police car approaches. Police pull protestor off the street. Protestor Ruckus Society's (ph) John Sellers (ph) talks to demonstrators in room near banner. Sellers walks outdoors with Francis, and in outdoor interview says they want to challenge people to think differently and to join them, adding they want a revolution their parents would be proud of. Demonstrators march down street and chant. Riot police wearing tear gas masks push demonstrators back. Panning shot from Police Chief Charles Ramsey near police to arrested demonstrators sitting on sidewalk seen. Ramsey stands near police. Demonstrators including Sellers walk down street. In outdoor interview Sellers says for the first time in Washington DC the World Bank and IMF had to meet behind police lines. Overhead shot of demonstrator and policeman shaking hands as the policeman escorts the demonstrator (under arrest) seen. Overhead shot of demonstrators crossing police lines to be peacefully arrested seen. Francis signs off in voice over from Washington DC. 21:09:53 Williams is joined by Washington, DC police chief Charles Ramsey in Washington, DC. They discuss protestors demonstrating against the IMF and Wolrd Bank meeting. Video of protestors. 21:17:08 NBC news correspondent Pete Williams updates the case involving six-year-old Cuban refugee Elian Gonzalez. Gonzalez plays on swing in the backyard of his Miami, Florida relatives' home, walks in the backyard, and sits on slide in the backyard. In live 2-way x-talk from Washington DC NBC's Pete Williams says both sides (Elian's Miami relatives and the Government) are waiting for an Appeals court order, says the relatives want the order to bar Elian from leaving the country while his asylum case is on appeal, says some Government officials say any court ruling would end the Justice Department's agreement last week to wait before getting Elian, and predicts Elian won't be taken on Wednesday because it's the anniversary of the Waco disaster. 21:19:20 Brian Willians is joined by NBC news politicial analyst Howard Fineman in Washington, DC. They discuss how Americans are reacting to the saga surronding Gonzalez, the Confederate flag and Christian Coalition founder Pat Robinson. Video of then Republican Presidential candidate John McCain and wife Cindy McCain in Anderson, South Carolina. Video of the American flag, the South Carolina state flag and the Confederate flag flying on top the South Carolina State Capitol Building. Video of Robinson. Video of Republican Presidential candidate George W. Bush in Bentonville, Arizona. 21:26:17 NBC news correspondent Bob Dotson reports on a teacher who gave one of her students a kidney. At the University of North Carolina (UNC) Hospitals in Chapel Hill, North Carolina R. Max Abbott Middle School Science Teacher Jane Smith, who donated one of her kidneys to student Michael Carter, hugs Carter's mother Deborah Evans (ph). Carter seen in class. Smith teaches Carter's class. Evans says Carter told her he feels great. Carter walks outside the school in Fayetteville, North Carolina followed by woman carrying balloons. Smith says she told Carter she had two kidneys and he could have one. Smith teaches class. Smith says she has had students that have had leukemia and"heartbreaking home situations" in which she couldn't intervene and this was a"fixable problem." NBC's Bob Dotson reports on-camera in an operating room. In interview Carter says he was getting mad because he had to go on a dialysis machine which made him sick. In interview UNC Transplant Surgeon Dr. Richard Gerber says kids don't tolerate dialysis very well. Carter sleeps in car. Doctor carries box down hospital hallway. (Jay Mangum UNC Hospitals) Still of Smith with Carter (with a face mask on his chin) in the quarantine section of the hospital seen. Smith says Carter bounced up on bed when he saw her, says Carter taught her to have faith and not give up or get discouraged, and adds Carter has earned an"A" in her heart. Gerber talks to Smith. Smith says she wants Carter to make the most of his life, and emotionally says she'll"take a little ownership" when she meets Carter's child one day. Dotson signs off in voice over from Chapel Hill. 21:30:34 Former Republican Presidential candidate Bob Dole discusses his relationship with Bush. Video of McCain. 21:31:23 Williams is joined by Washington journalist and author Elizabeth Drew in Washington, DC. They discuss campaign finance reform. Still of Republican Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell. 21:38:00 Williams previews news magazines. 21:47:50 NBC news correspondent George Lewis reports on the rising and falling of fortunes in Silicon Valley. In Mountain View, California HearMe.com's (HearMe) Paul Matteucci walks past office cubicles, enters one, and talks to employee. Matteucci says his wife is supportive and they don't count their net worth every day. Matteucci types on computer. Computer screen showing web page for HearMe seen. HearMe employee talks to person on phone through headset while at computer. Background of computer and HearMe web page and graphic HearMe logo seen. Insert HearMe logo, split screen of HearMe web page and hands typing on computer, and chart showing the company's stock in 1999-05 at $18 and a high of $51.25, and in 2000-04 at $7.625 seen. Matteucci walks past conference room. People talking in the conference room seen. NBC's George Lewis reports on-camera near a HearMe sign. In interview Matteucci says they try not to think about what the stock market is doing on a daily basis, but notes it does have an impact on employee morale. Aerial of homes in the Silicon Valley section of California seen. Panning and aerial shots of homes in Silicon Valley seen. Man looks at a BMW in a car dealership. BMW's in the dealership's showroom seen. Panning shot of homes seen. Close up of mailbox pulls back to show house exterior with supers"1997 $400,000" and"2000 $2.2 Million" seen. In outdoor interview Realtor Carole Rodoni says last month was the best month ever with almost one billion dollars in sales. Home under construction and construction workers working on the house seen. In interview California Association of Realtors' G.U. Krueger says stock market enthusiasm may have spilled into the real estate market, adding that kind of mania won't continue. In interview Venture Capitalist Steve Harmon says investors got a big wake up call last week about speculation, adding investment means doing the homework. Matteucci's hands (face unseen) typing on computer, and rear shot of Matteucci typing on computer seen. Matteucci says they're changing the world, adding"the Internet changes everything." Matteucci's hands on computer mouse seen as shot pans to computer screen showing web site for eharmon.com, and close up of stocks listed on the web site seen. Lewis signs off in voice over from Mountain View. 21:54:09 Williams is joined by"What's Up With The Weather?" producer Jon Palfremnan in Key West, Florida. They discuss the weather, climate and the environment. Video of vehicles on a roadway. 21:57:35 Williams previews tomorrow's newspaper headlines. 21:59:30 Williams closes the show.