This program is 28 minutes long
(Washington: Wolf Blitzer) The continuing standoff between China and the US reviewed; details given about the meetings of United States diplomats on Hainan Island, China, with the plane's crew. [President BUSH - says diplomacy can take longer than people like.] [Reverend Jesse JACKSON - says he could bring out troops back home.] [US embassy military attache Brigadier General Neal SEALOCK - says the crew is being kept in good conditions.] [Chinese President JIANG Zemin - (thru translator) says the solution can be resolved adequately.]
(White House: Major Garrett) The view from the White House on the debate within China between the military and political bureaucracies in responding to United States diplomatic offers reviewed; details given about China's letter to Congress that raised the 2008 Olympics issue.
(Washington: Wolf Blitzer; Beijing: Rebecca MacKinnon) The Chinese view of the standoff with very little diplomatic movement reviewed; details given of media coverage of Secretary of State Colin Powell's being "sorry" about the United States plane entering into Chinese air space and of coverage of the ongoing search for missing Chinese pilot Wang Wei.
(Washington: Wolf Blitzer) Report introduced.
(Pentagon: Jamie McIntyre) New Pentagon information on the collision of the United States EP-3 surveillance plane with the Chinese jet based on accounts from the air crew and intelligence sources reviewed; animated diagram shown. [Chinese fighter pilot ZHAO Yu - (thru translator) blames the crash on veering action by the United States plane.] Photos shown of the damaged United States plane. [Pentagon spokesman R/Admiral Craig QUIGLEY - talks about the plane's auto pilot.] [GlobalSecurity.org James PIKE - says the Chinese are looking closely at what is in the plane.]
(Washington: Wolf Blitzer) Interview held with Senator Robert Torricelli about the standoff between the United States and China in which the plane crew is being held in China. [TORRICELLI - says we are in a new phase in this "problem" and it will soon be inappropriate to keep a United States ambassador in Beijing, China, while the crew is being held; reacts to Reverend Jesse Jackson's arguments that the United States should apologize; says the United States is a global power that cannot be dealt with with impunity; comments on the issue of China's hosting of the Olympics and other matters, such as trade, that will be affected by this diplomatic issue.] [Earlier, JACKSON - says the United States losing nothing by apologizing.]
(Washington: Wolf Blitzer) Telephone interview held with Cincinnati, Ohio, police Lieutenant Ray Ruberg about riots in the city following the police shooting of a black man, Timothy Thomas; scenes shown of the demonstrations. [RUBERG - says we have riot conditions with crowds of 100 people taking part in the incident.]
(Washington: Wolf Blitzer) The meeting of Attorney General John Ashcroft with survivors and victim's families about whether the execution of Timothy McVeigh for the Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, bombing of the federal building can be shown live reported. [ASHCROFT - says he is here to hear from the families.]
(Washington: Wolf Blitzer) The return of bulls to Wall Street with a market rally reported. "Stock Market Report".
(Washington: Wolf Blitzer) The return of Lou Dobbs as anchor and managing editor of "Moneyline" reported.
(Washington: Wolf Blitzer) E-mail letters from viewers quoted.