This program is 28 minutes long
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Statistics on the increasing violence in France cited.
(Paris: Sheila MacVicar) The spreading unrest in France that began with riots by poor, young Muslims in the Paris suburbs featured; scenes shown of fires, police clashing with protestors, arrests; map shown of cities where rioting is occurring. [On the street, WOMAN
(thru reporter’s translation} – says it’s got to stop.] [French politician Pierre LELLOUCHE- comments on possible intervention by the army.] Arson attacks in Belgium & Germany noted.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Taped interview held with “Vanity Fair” contributing editor Janine DiGiovanni about the situation in France. [From Paris, DiGIOVANNI – says the unrest is the result of angry youths who don’t feel Muslims are represented in the political process; notes young Muslims in France look on America & Britain as paradise.]
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) The Supreme Court’s agreement to hear arguments on whether foreign terror suspects may be tried before military tribunals noted.
(Panama City, Panama: John Roberts) The administration’s opposition to legislation for a blanket ban on torture examined; details given of efforts to exempt the CIA from the ban. [In Panama, President BUSH – says any activity we conduct is within the law.] [Friday, Senator John McCAIN†- says this image is harmful to the US and our image throughout the world.] [Senator Chuck HAGEL†- wonders why the administration is opposing McCain’s legislation.]
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Charges against 5 US Army Rangers for abusing detainees in Iraq, and the deaths of more US servicemembers reported; scenes shown from Qaim, Iraq, where a Marine died during an offensive against Al Qaeda insurgents.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) The long period since Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden has been heard from noted.
(Washington: Jim Stewart) The hunt for bin Laden reviewed; scenes shown of the devastation caused by the earthquake in Pakistan, where bin Laden is believed to be hiding; details given of theories on bin Laden’s long absence from the airwaves and an aborted US assault in response to intelligence on his deputy, Ayman al-Zawahiri.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Arrests in Sydney & Melbourne, Australia, of terror suspects planning a large-scale attack noted; scenes shown from Sydney.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) The impact of the tornados in southern Indiana reviewed.
(Evansville, Indiana: Cynthia Bowers) The aftermath of the devastating tornado in Evansville featured; scenes shown of the destruction, rescue operations. [WOMAN, survivors Sharon WRIGHT, Casey LOCKHART– react.] [Vanderburgh County Sheriff Brad ELLSWORTH- comments on the tornado striking in the middle of the night.]
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.
(Satt Bani, Pakistan: Mark Phillips) Concerns about the impact of the approaching winter on relief operations for earthquake survivors in remote mountain areas in Pakistan featured; scenes shown of mule trains bringing relief supplies. [Pakistani President Pervez MUSHARRAF – urges the mountain people to come down for the winter.] [Pakistani SOLDIER – says when the snow comes, all roads are closed.]
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) The disposal of an instrument no longer needed by the crew of the International Space Station, who threw it into space, noted; scenes shown of the spacewalk.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) A pirate attack on the Seabourn Spirit cruise ship off Somalia in the Indian Ocean featured; scenes shown of the ship arriving in the Seychelles islands under US Navy escort; photos shown of the armed pirates. [Passengers Charles FORSDICK†, Jean NOLL†, voice of passenger Charles SUPPLE†- describe what happened.] Attacks on 2 cargo ships in the same area noted.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.
(Hanover, New Hampshire: Mika Brzezinski) A study finding that children form attitudes about drinking and smoking at very young ages reviewed; scenes shown of children playing a shopping game with dolls; statistics cited. [Dartmouth Medical School Madeline DALTON- reacts to the percentage of kids who bought cigarettes and alcohol.] [Mother of study participant Julie GADAPEE- reacts to her 6-year-old’s knowledge of cigarette brands.] [VOLUNTEER – comments.]