This program is 29 minutes long
Note: Time numerals represent seconds into broadcast, not clock time, since the telecast originated in West Virginia or elsewhere
(Studio: Dan Harris) Report introduced.
(Beaumont: Miguel Marquez) The ongoing fight in southern California against the arson wildfire near Beaumont featured; scenes shown of the firefighters remembering those who died. [Firefighters Eric ROWLEY, MAN, Ron HARRIS- react.] [With the firefighter, Governor Arnold SCHWARZENEGGER - praises the men.] [Riverside County Sheriff Bob DOYLE- comments on the investigation.]
(Studio: Dan Harris) The impact of an East coast storm reported; scenes shown from White Plains, New York, of downed power lines & a blown-over crane in Bangor, Maine.
(Studio: Dan Harris) Report introduced.
(London: Hilary Brown) The crash of a plane in central Nigeria featured; scenes shown from Abuja of the plane wreckage & survivors at a local hospital; details given about the death of the Sultan of Sokoto in the crash. [Nigerian aviation minister Babalola BORISHADE- says everyone knew the weather was bad.] [Voice of ABC reporter Brian ROSS- says the plane took off in a driving rainstorm.] [Crash SURVIVOR - comments.]
(Studio: Dan Harris) The final push for the coming midterm elections introduced; statistics on seats needed by the Democrats to take control of the House & Senate cited.
(Capitol Hill: Geoff Morrell) The Republicans' desperate attempt to hold onto the House featured; scenes shown from the campaign in Indiana. [On the campaign trail, President BUSH - leads a rally.] [Democratic strategist Donna BRAZILE- says Bush is trying to rev up the troops.] Findings of a new "Newsweek" poll indicating voters favor Democrats cited. [American Enterprise Inst. Norm ORNSTEIN - comments on the gap between the parties.]
(Studio: Dan Harris) Findings in the latest ABC News/"Washington Post" poll on the view of whether the war in Iraq is worth fighting outlined on screen.
(Washington: Jake Tapper) How the Democrats are all over the map with different plans for the war in Iraq reviewed. [Tennessee Democratic Senate candidate Harold FORD, Jr. - wants to decentralize Iraq into three ethnic federations.] [Iowa Democratic Congressional candidate Bruce BRALEY- wants to cut off funds.] [Missouri Democratic Senate candidate Claire McCASKILL- outlines a view.] [University of Pennsylvania Dick POLMAN- says voters are hearing a consistent plan from the Democrats.] [In response to reporter's question, Senator Hillary CLINTON - says the same people will still be in charge.] [Pennsylvania Democratic Senate candidate Bob CASEY - blames a rubber-stamp Congress.] What might happen if the Democrats take the House noted.
(Studio: Dan Harris) The possible link of one company that makes voting machines to Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez reported.
(Studio: Dan Harris) What happens when celebrities & politics collide examined in light of attacks on actor Michael J. Fox, who has Parkinson's disease. [FOX - reacts.] [On Monday, radio host Rush LIMBAUGH - criticizes Fox's body motions in a political ad.] ["The Way to Win" co-author Mark HALPERIN- says Republicans under President Bush are going after celebrities for the Democrats.] ]In '04, actor Chevy CHASE, Senator John KERRY - hit at Bush.] [BUSH - responds.] [Dixie Chicks singer Natalie MAINES - criticizes the president.] Clips from the Chicks' movie "Shut Up & Sing" shown. [Now, MAINES, Emily ROBISON- say they do not regret her words.]
(Studio: Dan Harris) The running of the first Marine Corps Marathon in Baghdad, Iraq, as a counterpart to the run in Washington, DC, shown. [Iraq war widow Aymber McELROY- explains that she is taking part in the marathon to honor her husband, Brian, who was a good man & dedicated to his job; shows his dog tags & bracelet; recounts what her daughter believes.] [Today, at the finish line, McELROY - says it's a long way.]
(Studio: Dan Harris) The opening box office revenue for the horror movie "Saw III" cited.
(Hollywood: Brian Rooney) The gross profit in Hollywood for panic & paranoia featured; clips shown from "Automaton Transfusion," "The Grudge," "Saw," "Saw II," "Negative Space." [Writer/director Steven MILLER- recounts the theater experience.] [Filmmaker Kevin ABOSCH- says the goal is danger.]