NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt

By Lester Holt, NBC News

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Albert Hoffa
 Mar 6, 2023
They slip in added, unsubscribed bs that also may get downloaded unintentionally. no more "auto download episodes" for me.

 Jul 31, 2022

 Mar 2, 2021
they report each story like a tattle-telling kid would to his mother, usually with a 'can you believe it?!!', mini-hysteria flavour. they TRY to incite negative feelings from the listenership. just listen for the words that they punch up. reporters are just like gosssiping old women with axes to grind. pathetic!

 Feb 26, 2021
They spent 5 minutes each night the past three nights on Tiger Woods stupid car crash, with everything going on in the world. they also waste time on annoying inspirational nonsense and keep pushing religious crap.

 Dec 14, 2019
Reporters sound like giddy, 15 yr old interns.


Listen to "NBC Nightly News," providing reports and analysis of the day's most newsworthy national and international events. This audio podcast, updated each weekday evening by NBCNews.com, brings you the day's show in its entirety. For more from "Nightly News", visit http://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news

Episode Date
Friday, March 24, 2023

American contractor killed in Syria drone attack launched by pro-Iranian forces; Gwyneth Paltrow testifies in ski accident lawsuit; AI technology may be able to generate our mind’s images; and more on tonight’s broadcast.

Mar 24, 2023
Thursday, March 23, 2023
Mar 23, 2023
Nightly News Films: AI Revolution

For many of us, the term artificial intelligence conjures up images of science fiction movies. But what is it really? As AI technology becomes a bigger part of our world, Lester Holt sits down with Tristan Harris and Aza Raskin, co-founders of the Center for Humane Technology, to talk about how it works.

Mar 23, 2023
Wednesday, March 22, 2023

High school student shoots two administrators in Denver, authorities say; Small tornado touches down outside Los Angeles; The Fed hikes interest rates by 0.25 percent; and more on tonight’s broadcast.

Mar 22, 2023
Tuesday, March 21, 2023

New York City bracing for Trump’s possible indictment; Virginia deputies and hospital workers appearing to pile on Irvo Otieno before his death, video shows; California hit with another storm bringing heavy rains and high winds; and more on tonight’s broadcast.

Mar 22, 2023
Monday, March 20, 2023

Trump predicts he’ll be arrested, calls for protests; Chinese President Xi visits Russia, calls Putin ‘dear friend’; Life in Iraq 20 years after U.S. invasion; and more on tonight’s broadcast.

Mar 21, 2023
Sunday, March 19, 2023

Putin tours Russian-occupied city of Mariupol; UBS agrees to buy Credit Suisse for more than $3 billion; State of emergency declared in Miami Beach after deadly shootings and more on tonight’s broadcast.

Mar 20, 2023
Saturday, March 18, 2023

Former President Trump predicts his arrest in hush money case and calls for protests; Adult film star Stormy Daniels at center of probe into Trump; Putin tours Crimea on anniversary of annexation from Ukraine and more on tonight’s broadcast.

Mar 19, 2023
Friday, March 17, 2023

Arrest warrant issued for Putin for forced deportation of Ukrainian children; New York law enforcement preparing for possible Trump indictment; DOJ, FBI investigating TikTok’s parent company ByteDance; and more on tonight’s broadcast.

Mar 17, 2023
The Drink with Kate Snow: Amber Ruffin

Amber Ruffin went from doing local theater in Omaha to hosting “The Amber Ruffin Show” on Peacock. She tells NBC News’ Kate Snow about a special word of encouragement she received, writing for Broadway and dreaming big.

Mar 05, 2023
Nightly News Films: Sheryl Lee Ralph interview

NBC News’ Dana Griffin sits down with superstar Sheryl Lee Ralph to discuss her incredible Broadway, TV and film career as she inspires a new generation of fans with her role on “Abbott Elementary.”

Feb 24, 2023
The Drink with Kate Snow: Jewel

Outside of singing, Jewel is on a mission “helping people want to live.” She tells NBC News’ Kate Snow about the Not Alone Challenge, a mental health campaign that reminds people they are not alone during the holidays. 

Dec 18, 2022
NBC News Special: Epidemic of Hate – Antisemitism in America

Jacob Soboroff hosts an NBC News NOW special exploring the resurgence of hate against Jews in America and what’s being done to combat extremism.

Dec 16, 2022
The Drink with Kate Snow: Bill Nye

The objective of Bill Nye’s popular children’s show was to “change the world.” He tells NBC News’ Kate Snow how life after his science show includes public speaking engagements and leading the Planetary Society.

Nov 18, 2022
Nightly News Films: The Reckoning – An American Genocide

NBC News’ Cynthia McFadden reports on the dark history of Native American boarding schools in the U.S. An effort is ongoing to use ground-penetrating radar to look for the unmarked graves of children who may be buried at Red Cloud Indian School in South Dakota.

Nov 17, 2022
Nightly News Films: Aging out of foster care

NBC News’ Antonia Hylton meets Christina Abraham in the months surrounding her 21st birthday as she ages out of the foster care system and needs to find her own place to live in New York City.

Oct 13, 2022
Nightly News Films: Captives of Cannabis

Jacob Soboroff details his months-long investigation into labor trafficking in the marijuana black market. Law enforcement tells us that the practice is growing, despite two-thirds of U.S. states legalizing marijuana.

Oct 01, 2022
The Drink with Kate Snow: Walker Hayes

Walker Hayes discusses how he and his daughter’s TikTok dance to “Fancy Like” on their porch went viral. He tells NBC News’ Kate Snow how he battled challenges in his life as he built his career.

Sep 23, 2022
Nightly News Films: Protecting Puffins

Adorable, rainbow-beaked Atlantic puffins were once so prized that they were nearly hunted to extinction. One man is responsible for their resurgence in population: biologist Steve Kress. NBC News’ Kerry Sanders travels to Eastern Egg Rock Island in the Gulf of Maine to learn more.

Sep 22, 2022
Nightly News Films: Colorado River and Western Megadrought

The Colorado River is a 1,400-mile, life-sustaining artery for the American West – supplying water for seven states while generating hydroelectric power for millions. But experts tell NBC News’ Steve Patterson that the river’s power is shrinking. Steve gets exclusive access inside the Glen Canyon Dam as the crisis leads to historic water rationing, and looks into the consequences at the Grand Canyon and beyond.

Aug 29, 2022
The Drink With Kate Snow: Cody Rigsby

Cody Rigsby discusses how he went from growing up in North Carolina to becoming a popular Peloton instructor in New York City. He tells NBC News’ Kate Snow how he uses his platform to help others discover themselves through movement.

Jul 31, 2022
American Dreaming with José Díaz-Balart: Dr. Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa

Famed Mayo Clinic neurosurgeon Dr. Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa talks to José Díaz-Balart about his upbringing in Baja California, Mexico. Moving from migrant farmworker to Harvard Medical School, he founded the non-profit Mission: BRAIN to provide care to patients in underserved areas of the world.

Apr 08, 2022
The Drink with Kate Snow: Shaun White

Shaun White discusses how he went from Southern California, to the top of the snowboarding world. Shaun tells Kate Snow about his new snowboard brand, Whitespace, and his hopes to still be involved in the sport. 

Mar 13, 2022
Bill Barr: In the Eye of the Storm

Lester Holt sits down with former U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr in an exclusive primetime TV interview, Barr’s first since resigning as attorney general under the Trump administration.

Mar 07, 2022
The Drink with Kate Snow: Ian Somerhalder
The Vampire Diaries star Ian Somerhalder tells Kate Snow about how a “terrible business situation” nearly crushed him, until wife Nikki Reed stepped in to negotiate a path out. Ian has now launched a bourbon called “Brother’s Bond” with on-screen brother Paul Wesley.
Jan 09, 2022
The Drink with Kate Snow: Jeff Daniels

Jeff Daniels discusses how he defied his agents by starring in Dumb & Dumber opposite Jim Carrey. Jeff credits his tendency to risk failure as the driving force in his career. Jeff is now back on Broadway as Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird and starring in the Showtime series, American Rust.


Nov 21, 2021
The Drink with Kate Snow: Mitch Albom
Mitch Albom talks with Kate Snow about how his failed music career led him to accidentally become a best-selling author.
Oct 31, 2021
The Drink with Kate Snow: Ben Platt
Ben Platt discusses how he went from community theater to a starring role on Broadway. Platt is now reprising the role of Evan in the new film “Dear Evan Hansen.”
Sep 19, 2021
The Drink with Kate Snow: Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt, the world’s fastest man, discusses how he rose to the top of his field, how best to maximize your workouts and what it’s like to be a father.

Jul 18, 2021
American Dreaming with José Díaz-Balart: Tariq Farid

Tariq Farid, founder of Edible Arrangements, tells José Díaz-Balart how his business bloomed beyond his imagination, and how his family’s search for the American Dream was the leading force in expanding Edible Arrangements from one flower shop to more than 1,000 franchises across the U.S and Canada.

Jun 12, 2021
The Drink with Kate Snow: Apolo Ohno

Apolo Ohno is known as the most decorated American Winter Olympian in history. But in his first Olympic trials, he finished dead last. He traces his “hard pivot” in life, when he left the world of short track speed skating and had to figure out a new career path.

Apr 27, 2021
American Dreaming with José Díaz-Balart: NASA engineers Elio Morillo and Roxana González Burgos

NASA engineers Elio Morillo and Roxana González Burgos share their interplanetary journey from Puerto Rico to Mars. They tell José Díaz-Balart about their American Dream and their hopes to inspire future Latino generations to take the lead on the forefronts of technology.

Apr 16, 2021
American Dreaming with José Díaz-Balart: Don Francisco

Mario Kreutzberger, known as “Don Francisco,” has graced televisions and filled the hearts of families for more than 50 years after starting his career in Chile. Don Francisco sits down with José Díaz-Balart and tells him how he made his American Dream a reality.

Feb 20, 2021
The Drink with Kate Snow: Mindy Kaling

Early in her career, Mindy Kaling faced brutal rejection – and then she found her way to “The Office” where she was able to shine. She speaks candidly with Kate Snow about her feelings of failure, despite all she has achieved as a writer, actress, and creator.

Feb 15, 2021
American Dreaming with José Díaz-Balart: Gloria Estefan

Grammy award-winner and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Gloria Estefan was first seen as “too American for Latins” and “too Latin for Americans”. Estefan talks with José Díaz-Balart about how she pushed to showcase her Cuban roots, revolutionizing the music industry on her way to achieving her own American Dream.

Jan 15, 2021
American Dreaming with José Díaz-Balart: John Leguizamo

From Colombia to New York City, actor and comedian John Leguizamo opens up about the experiences that have shaped his American Dream through his constant push to be seen in a Hollywood world that lacks Latino representation. How does someone reach success in both film and theater as a Latino immigrant without losing their roots in an effort to belong? Leguizamo tells José Díaz-Balart.

Dec 06, 2020
The Drink with Kate Snow: Lena Waithe

Like most kids, Lena Waithe loved watching TV – but storytelling eventually became her calling in life. Her success has allowed her to become a role model for Black creators in Hollywood at a time when the industry is going through major change.

Dec 01, 2020
American Dreaming with José Díaz-Balart: Luis von Ahn

Luis von Ahn is the genius behind CAPTCHA and reCAPTCHA, which was sold to Google in 2009, and also the founder and CEO of Duolingo, the world's most popular language-learning platform. Born and raised in Guatemala, von Ahn saw firsthand that high-quality educational opportunities were limited to those who could afford it. Inspired to fix this, he created Duolingo to make language education free and accessible to everyone. von Ahn says he’s achieved his American Dream and is now working toward making an impact on worldwide education.

Oct 27, 2020
The Drink with Kate Snow: Misty Copeland

Ballet gave a young and shy Misty Copeland the chance to feel confident and beautiful for the first time. After making history in the ballet world, Copeland is reaching out to young kids with her children’s books.

Oct 12, 2020
American Dreaming with José Díaz-Balart: Lele Pons

Lele Pons is one of the most influential digital creators in the world today. Through creativity, hard work and determination, Pons is learning to take charge of her mental illness.

Sep 12, 2020
The Drink with Kate Snow: Michael Phelps

The secret to Olympic Gold? Swimming champion Michael Phelps says it has all to do with dreaming big, even at a very young age.

Aug 02, 2020
The Drink with Kate Snow: Marcus Samuelsson

Marcus Samuelsson is one of the most successful chefs and restaurateurs working today – he owns more than a dozen restaurants and hosts his own show, “No Passport Required.”

Jul 19, 2020
The Drink with Kate Snow: Jay Leno

We all know Jay Leno from his two decades hosting the "Tonight Show." But he says it’s the two decades before that really made him.

Jun 21, 2020
BONUS: Kate Snow on Into America

As a bonus for Nightly News listeners, we're sharing this week's episode of Into America, which teamed up with the Nightly News team to look at what happens when an economic crisis and a mental health crisis collide.

This pandemic has left millions of Americans without a job and unable to look for a new one. Another 3.2 million people filed jobless claims last week, bringing the total to 33 million since coronavirus hit. Experts predict that the US unemployment rate is now somewhere around 20 percent, a rate approaching the Great Depression.

Host Trymaine Lee talks with Anchor of Sunday Nightly News and Senior National Correspondent. Kate Snow about how unemployed Americans are dealing with the new anxieties created by this crisis, and where people can turn for help.

Subscribe to Into America now: https://link.chtbl.com/7BcTGqT3?sid=description

May 08, 2020
The Drink with Kate Snow: Jon Bon Jovi

Rock star Jon Bon Jovi and his wife Dorothea Bongiovi talk to Kate Snow about his record deal at 20 years old and their mission to give back.

Feb 03, 2020
The Drink with Kate Snow: Dr. Ruth Westheimer

Dr. Ruth Westheimer is a world renowned sex therapist and former radio show host. First a sniper then a housemaid and now therapist, Dr. Ruth shares with Kate Snow the many turns her career took.

Dec 15, 2019
The Drink with Kate Snow: Jimmy Smits

Jimmy Smits is an Emmy-Award winning actor best known for his role as Victor Sifuentes in 'L.A Law,' and he's back on TV playing another lawyer in 'Bluff City Law.' His love of acting began in high school when he did the unthinkable - quitting the football team to join the drama club.

Nov 24, 2019
Democratic presidential primary debate, November 20, 2019

Cory Booker, Tulsi Gabbard, Amy Klobuchar, Pete Buttigieg, Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, Andrew Yang, and Tom Steyer engage in the fifth 2020 Democratic primary debate for the presidential nomination.

Nov 21, 2019
The Drink with Kate Snow: Zainab Salbi

Zainab Salbi is a humanitarian, author, and media personality originally from Iraq. On this episode of "The Drink with Kate Snow," she traces her journey from growing up in Saddam Hussein’s circle, to becoming known as “the Oprah of the Middle East.” See more at NBCNews.com/TheDrink.

Nov 03, 2019
Justice For All Town Hall

After spending two nights locked up and embedded inside the notorious Louisiana State Penitentiary, the largest maximum security prison in America, for a special one-hour Dateline NBC, “Life Inside,” Lester Holt moderated an unprecedented town hall from a maximum security prison at New York’s Sing Sing Correctional Facility. The town hall explores the criminal justice and prison reform debate. The audience includes current inmates, as well as artist and activist John Legend, former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, and Bryan Stevenson, civil rights attorney and founder of the Equal Justice Initiative.

Sep 10, 2019
Life Inside

Lester Holt spends two nights embedded inside the largest maximum security prison in America, the notorious Louisiana State Penitentiary, also known as Angola. Originally aired on NBC on September 6, 2019.

Sep 10, 2019
NBC on Earth: Fighting climate change with ancient trees

In the fight against climate change, the Milarch family says a solution is up. Way up. At the very top of centuries-old redwoods and sequoias. The family runs Archangel Ancient Tree Archive, where they collect samples from “champion” trees to clone and replant. Chief Environmental Correspondent Anne Thompson joins them in the treetops to learn more.

Jul 29, 2019
‘Her Take’ with Cynthia McFadden: Glenda Jackson

In an extended interview with NBC’s Cynthia McFadden, the two-time Oscar winner and former politician discusses her long career and being able to take on Shakespeare's King Lear.

Jun 03, 2019
‘Her Take’ with Cynthia McFadden: Ester Dean

You know her music. You may just not know her name.Ester Dean has written music for Katy Perry, Rihanna, and Beyonce, among others. She sits down with NBC’s Cynthia McFadden in an extended interview to discuss how she found success in her career. 

May 28, 2019
‘Her Take’ with Cynthia McFadden: Queen Latifah

Queen Latifah talks to NBC’s Cynthia McFadden about finding success when she was just a teenager, the meaning behind her name, and her new mission to give back to aspiring female filmmakers.

May 01, 2019
NBC on Earth: Seismic Testing Controversy

After the Trump administration approved seismic testing that could be a first step to exploratory drilling, scientists warn that the extreme noise could put endangered whales and other marine life at risk. Chief Environmental Affairs Correspondent Anne Thompson reports on the controversy bubbling up along the Eastern Seaboard.

Mar 17, 2019
Former top U.S. commander in South Korea on Trump-Kim Summit (Extended)

General Vincent Brooks, the former top U.S. commander in South Korea, speaks with Lester Holt about President Trump, Kim Jong Un and America's relationship with North Korea.

Feb 27, 2019
Extended interview: Green Beret charged with murder speaks out

In an interview with Maj. Matt Golsteyn, the Green Beret tells Lester Holt his version of what happened, and why he believes that he had the authority to set up the ambush that killed a suspected Taliban bomb maker in Afghanistan nearly a decade ago -- even if he didn’t receive a direct order to do so.

Feb 16, 2019
Kate Snow interviews Parkland survivors one year since deadly mass shooting

Kate Snow sits down with three student survivors of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, as well as Fred Guttenberg, the father of one of the slain students.

Feb 14, 2019
Lester Holt interviews Meek Mill about criminal justice reform

Rapper Meek Mill was part of a group that launched the Reform Alliance, a new organization aimed at reforming the criminal justice system in the United States. He talks to Lester Holt about how he turned the momentum from #FreeMeekMill into a push for justice for all.

Jan 24, 2019
Lester Holt talks with comedian Sebastian Maniscalco

Sebastian Maniscalco has sold out shows at Madison Square Garden, written a best-selling memoir and performed specials on cable and Netflix. He talks to Lester Holt about his major influences – especially his dad

Jan 13, 2019
Kate Snow talks to 'Headspace' co-founder Andy Puddicombe

For millions of people every day, meditation apps like “Headspace” are offering quick ways to calm down. NBC News’ Kate Snow speaks with the app’s co-founder Andy Puddicombe on how people can achieve inner peace wherever they are.

Dec 11, 2018
Lester Holt talks to Steven Spielberg about 'Schindler's List' 25 years later

Lester Holt sat down with Steven Spielberg to talk about the legacy of “Schindler’s List,” which was released 25 years ago, and the decision to re-release.

Dec 06, 2018
NBC on Earth: Environmental Concerns in Space

Two art projects aim to raise questions about what gets sent to space and what lingers after. Chief Environmental Affairs Correspondent Anne Thompson reports on how they’ve sparked debate among astronomers.

Nov 26, 2018
NBC on Earth: Climate Change Lawsuit

Chief Environmental Affairs Correspondent Anne Thompson talks to Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, a hip-hop artist and environmental activist, who is part of a group suing the federal government over inaction on climate change.

Sep 30, 2018
NBC on Earth: Saving Baby Sea Turtles

Baby sea turtles make an arduous journey to the sea, and light pollution is one of the many factors that make the trek more difficult. Chief Environmental Affairs Correspondent Anne Thompson reports from Cocoa Beach, Florida, on efforts to protect these vulnerable turtles.

Sep 22, 2018
NBC on Earth: Political Scientists

A number of scientists are becoming first-time politicians, many motivated to run for office by what they say is an attack on science by the Trump administration. Chief Environmental Affairs Correspondent Anne Thompson reports.

May 20, 2018
NBC on Earth: Water Prize

An international competition with a $10 million prize hopes to find a solution to harmful algae blooms caused by agricultural runoff. Chief Environmental Affairs Correspondent Anne Thompson reports from Ontario.

May 06, 2018
NBC on Earth: Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) delivers a weekly speech on the Senate floor urging action on climate change. He speaks to Chief Environmental Correspondent Anne Thompson about his efforts.

Apr 22, 2018
NBC on Earth: Fishing for Energy

Fishermen have been pulling in a different kind of catch in the Florida Keys: lobster traps and fishing gear lost at sea. Chief Environmental Affairs Correspondent Anne Thompson reports on how some of that debris is being turned into energy.

Apr 21, 2018
NBC on Earth: Pebble Mine

Chief Environmental Affairs Correspondent Anne Thompson travels to Dillingham, Alaska to report on a controversial copper mine proposal that some say could threaten the world’s largest salmon run.

Feb 04, 2018