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Nightline: Collision Course #657549

ABC Special for Wednesday, Apr 11, 2001

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  • Interview by Ted Koppel (ABC) with National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice re: negotiations that led to the release today by China of the crew of the US spy plane that was forced to make an emergency landing on Hainan Island last week following a mid-air collision with a Chinese fighter jet.
  • Live discussions with Koppel, Bob Woodruff (ABC), ABC News Producer Joohee Cho, and Beijing University Professor Jia Qinggu.
  • Taped segment with Chris Bury (ABC), Terry Moran (ABC), Hainan Foreign Affairs Bureau Director Chen Ci, George W. Bush, Secretary of State Colin Powell, Martha Raddatz (ABC), University of Michigan Professor Ken Lieberthal, Barbara Starr (ABC), and Kurt Campbell of the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
  • Taped segment with Woodruff and unidentified others.
  • Taped segment with Michel Martin (ABC), Bush, crewman's father Bob Blocher, crewman's father Tom Crandall, crewman's father Ramon Mercado, crewman's husband Kenneth Coughman, former Republican presidential candidate Gary Bauer, Rep. Porter Goss, crewman's ex-wife Darlene Edmonds, crewman's father James Coursen, and unidentified others.

  • Reporter(s):
    Bury, Chris;
    Martin, Michel

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