This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Rick Sanchez, Chad Myers) The impact of the winds on the fires discussed; maps shown.
(Studio: Rick Sanchez) Interview with Norvell continued. [Voice of NORVELL – comments on the smoke hazard for drivers.]
(Boston: Dan Lothian) Kennedy’s condition updated.
(Studio: Rick Sanchez) Discussion held with CNN political analyst David Gergen about the impact of Kennedy’s health scare. [By phone from Boston, GERGEN - explains Kennedy’s importance to the Democrats and how conservatives have used him; notes it would be the end of an era if Kennedy stepped out of the limelight; notes Senator Hillary Clinton may want to be the Kennedy of her generation.]
(Nashville: Phil Williams) The story of Nashville, Tennessee woman Sheila Jones, whose 911 calls were ignored after her ex-boyfriend threatened her at knifepoint and then was ridiculed by a dispatcher, presented; 911 calls played. [JONES – reacts to the tapes; says she’s scared because she can’t depend on them.]
(Studio: Rick Sanchez) The firing of the dispatcher who ridiculed Jones noted.