This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Jacqui Jeras) The impact of the severe weather featured; scenes shown of damage. Live telephone interview held with Hugo city administrator Mike Ericson about the tornado. [Voice of ERICSON – describes the situation; notes the death of a child and the serious injuries; says the tornado siren went off; says residents are encouraged to go to the elementary school.]
(Studio: Richard Lui) Live telephone interview held with Butler County, Iowa public information officer Holly Fokkena about the storm damage in Iowa; scenes shown. [From Parkersburg, voice of FOKKENA – comments on the search for the missing; describes the path of the tornado; explains the ammonia smell from a grain elevator.]
(Pasadena: Miles O’Brien) The Mars project reviewed; images from the Phoenix lander shown. Discussion held with Mars rover scientist Steve Squyres about this mission; model shown. [SQUYRES – notes the aim is to dig; explains the role of the camera.]
(No location given: Sean Callebs) The custody battle between FLDS members and Texas Child Protective Services over some 400 children examined; details given of allegations of multiple marriages and child brides. [FLDS member Joseph JESSOP- says we don’t feel like they’ll back off until they’ve investigated and prosecuted us.] [Jessops’ lawyer Renee HAAS- says she sees indications CPS wants to keep the children and destroy the religion.] [FLDS member Lori JESSOP- comments on being taunted.]
(Studio: Richard Lui; San Antonio: Sean Callebs) The Jessop family and the state’s handling of this case discussed.
(Fountain Hills, Arizona: Sanjay Gupta) McCain’s health issues, including his melanoma/skin cancer, shoulder issues and vertigo, reviewed.
(Studio: Richard Lui) Earlier discussion held with McCain biographer Robert Timberg about McCain’s 5½ years as a P.O.W. during the Vietnam war; photos shown. [TIMBERG – notes McCain was beaten and tortured; says he called his guards names and made gestures of defiance; states the Vietnamese tried to send McCain home but he wouldn’t go.]
(Studio: Jacqui Jeras) The severe weather reviewed; scenes shown of tornado damage in Parkersburg, Iowa and Hugo, Minnesota; details given about the deaths; map shown.