This program is about 1 hour long
(Kiryat Shmona, Israel: Jennifer Griffin) Hizballah firing Katyusha rockets into 5 separate towns in northern Israel reported; Israel’s destruction of the long-range missile in Lebanon, and the demands it wants met before it will stop fighting reviewed.
(Beirut: Greg Palkot) The situation on the ground in Beirut featured; details given on Israel hitting more targets in Lebanon, firing missiles from offshore, and the beginning of mass evacuations from Lebanon; scenes shown of a destroyed apartment building where 9 people were killed, and crowds of people evacuating.
(Israel-Lebanon border: Shepard Smith) Report on the plan for getting Americans out of the war zone previewed. `
(Israel-Lebanon border: Shepard Smith) The family of an Israeli soldier who was captured during a cross-border raid last Wednesday appealing for his release noted. [Wife Karnit GOLDWASSER- asks for a sign her husband is alive.]
(White House: Greg Kelly) Leaders at the G8 Summit in Russia calling for extremists to halt their attacks reviewed; scenes shown of President Bush, unaware of a nearby microphone, making a colorful comment to British Prime Minister Tony Blair. [BUSH – says Syria needs to “get Hizballah to stop doing this shit”; criticizes U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan.]
(Kennedy Space Center: Molly Line) The space shuttle Discovery landing safely in Cape Canaveral, Florida, reported; details reviewed of the mission; scenes shown of the landing and later press conference with the crew. [Discovery Commander Steven LINDSEY- comments.]
(Kiryat Shmona, Israel: Shepard Smith) A look at life inside an underground bunker in Kiryat Shmona, Israel, in which people have taken refuge from missile attacks presented; scenes shown of the Israeli army firing shells over the border at Hizballah and of families and children inside the shelter.
(Haifa, Israel: Amy Kellogg) Israel and Hizballah continuing the exchange of missile fire over the Israel-Lebanon border featured; details given on Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert trying to rally support for the fight, and Israel’s defense minister calling up more military units; scenes shown of Israeli forces blasting one of Hizballah’s apparently Iranian-made long-range missiles, and a neighborhood in Haifa, Israel after a rocket attack.
(Larnaca, Cyprus: Dana Lewis) Efforts to evacuate Lebanon featured; details given on various embassies renting cruise ships to ferry their citizens to Cyprus, as well as using US military helicopters to fly people out; scenes shown of a ship load of evacuees debarking in Larnaca, Cyprus.
(United Nations: Reena Ninan) Leaders calling on the U.N. to send peacekeepers to the Middle East reported; scenes shown of U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan and British Prime Minister Tony Blair meeting with leaders in Beirut. [US Ambassador to the U.N. John BOLTON- asks what the peacekeepers would be able to do against Hizballah.]
(Fox Weather Center: Janice Dean) Systems contributing to the heat wave tracked; national forecast noted; weather maps and data shown on screen.
(Panmunjom, South Korea: Adam Housley) A look inside North Korea presented; details given on the little used “freedom house” meant to be used as a meeting place for families who live on opposite sides of the border; scenes shown of soldiers glaring at each other across the border. [US Army Sgt. Matthew ROGERS- says it’s surreal.]
(Israel-Lebanon border: Jennifer Griffin) A look at who Hizballah are, and how dangerous they could be, presented; details given on the party’s history in Lebanon and current standing; recent attacks on Israel, its number of volunteers, the scope of its firepower, and the U.N. resolution calling for its disarmament reviewed.