This program is 29 minutes long
(Punta Gorda, Florida: John Seigenthaler) The devastation in southwest Florida introduced; scenes shown of damaged buildings in Punta Gorda; storm damage statistics cited.
(Punta Gorda: Martin Savidge) The Sunday after the hurricane struck Florida featured; scenes shown of wrecked boats, mobile homes, homes, citrus groves, people, the cleanup of debris. [Two RESIDENTS - react.] [President BUSH - comments on the devastation & a quick response.]
(Punta Gorda, Florida: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.
(Arcadia, Florida: Jim Cummins) The destruction in the small town of Arcadia featured; scenes shown of the wreckage; details recalled of the revival of Main Street in the last five years. [Residents Denny & Cindy DIGMAN, Toni BENEVIDIG, Lee MERLE- describe what happened.]
(Punta Gorda, Florida: John Seigenthaler) The impact of the hurricane on the barrier islands of Captiva & Sanibel featured; scenes shown of damaged homes, the split of Upper Captiva, torn roofs, downed trees.
(Punta Gorda, Florida: Don Teague) The bond between people & their pets during the storm featured; scenes shown from Punta Gorda. [Residents Carol BARTLETT, Melissa HEPLER, Lauren TOLLEY - explain why they stayed home with their animals.]
(Punta Gorda, Florida: John Seigenthaler) New Tropical Storm Earl mentioned.
(Athens: Brian Williams) Death of an American soldier outside Baghdad, the collapse of truce talks with radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr & the opening of a national conference in Baghdad reported.
(Athens: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(White House: Bob Kur) The presidential election campaign between President Bush & Senator John Kerry on the issue of handling the war on terrorism featured; Bush campaign ad critical of Kerry's Senate voting record shown. [KERRY - reacts.] [Senator Pat ROBERTS - calls for a release of Kerry's Senate records.]
(Athens: Brian Williams) The impact of Greece's high winds on an Olympic sailing event shown. The results of Day Two Olympic events outlined on screen. The second surprise victory by the Iraqi soccer team noted.
(Athens: Jim Maceda) The role of American boxing coach Maurice "Termite" Watkins with the Iraqi boxing team featured; scenes shown of the boxers training in Baghdad. [WATKINS - talks about the rebuilding job & his boxer, Najah Ali.] [ALI - says he promised to qualify.]
(Athens: Brian Williams) Problems with ticket sales at the Olympic Games in Athens, Greece, noted.
(Orange County, California: Roger O'Neil) Olympic badminton featured; match scenes shown; details given of the story of two US immigrant kids. [Player Howard BACH- talks about badminton's image.] [Player Kevin HAN- recalls trying to survive in New York City.]