This program is 29 minutes long
(Baghdad: Mark Strassmann) The intense ground and air search for three US soldiers missing in Iraq featured; diagram shown of the two US Humvees searching for roadside bombs that were ambushed; details given from a group's Website claims of the kidnapping. [Multinational force-Iraq spokesman Maj. Gen. William CALDWELL- says everyone is fully engaged.] [Middle East analyst Abdel Bari ATWAN- says Al Qaeda's message is we have the upper hand.] The US best hopes for this search discussed.
(Studio: Russ Mitchell) The agreement by Iran and the US to hold talks in Baghdad about Iraqi security noted.
(New York: Randall Pinkston) A report that Taliban commander military mastermind in Afghanistan Dadullah has been killed featured; scenes shown of the bullet-riddled body. [CBS news analyst Jere VAN DYK- raises questions about Dadullah's death; explains how the insurgency may grow because of his death.]
(Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge: Kelly Cobiella) The race to contain a wildfire in southern Georgia and northern Florida featured; scenes shown from the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge of flames; statistics on the size of the Southeast fires cited. [Forest Service George BUKENHOFFER- says the entire swamp may burn.] [Lake City resident Michelle THOMAS- offers perspective.]
(London: Richard Roth) The search for four-year-old Madeleine McCann, a British girl kidnapped at a Portugal resort, featured; TV plea from soccer star David Beckham shown; details given about possible suspects. [Parents Kate and Gerry McCANN- plead for their daughter's return.] Photos of Madeleine shown.
(Los Angeles: Bill Whitaker) The Democratic "stealth" presidential candidate former Vice President Al Gore featured; scenes shown from Los Angeles meeting place where the DraftGore group strategizes. [GORE - denies plans to be a candidate.] [DraftGore.com's Adam BELANOFF, WOMAN, Derek BEVIL, Hilda ROTH- promote Gore.] [Politico.com Josh KRAUSHAAR- explains how Gore is a "cult celebrity."] [On his show, Jon STEWART, GORE - joke about his film on climate change.]
(Juba, southern Sudan: Allen Pizzey) The World Food Program's delivering of food aid to a primary school in southern Sudan featured; scenes shown from Juba of kids getting a hot meal; details given of the significance of school feeding. [World Food Program executive director Josette SHEERAN- says this is the only meal for the children for the day.]
(New York: Anthony Mason) The environmental issues surrounding the growth and sale of roses this Mother's Day examined; scenes shown from a Miami rose warehouse, from a rose-growing area in the Andes and from a ground-breaking organic flower site in Ecuador; details given about the poisoning symptoms among South American flower workers. [Organic Bouquet CEO Gerald PROLMAN- talks about the environmental "issue" with flowers.] [Flower plantation owner John NEVADO- says we believe in doing good for the planet and the Third World.]