This program is 28 minutes long
(Denver: Diane Sawyer) "Good Morning America"'s exclusive interview with Andrew Speaker, the man who travelled to six countries while infected with a drug-resistant strain of tuberculosis, previewed; scenes shown from the Denver hospital where he is in isolation.
(Charlotte, North Carolina: Charles Gibson) The places where Speaker may have contracted TB noted.
(Washington: Lisa Stark) The start of treatment in Denver for Speaker, whose father-in-law Robert Cooksey works for the CDC studying tuberculosis, featured; details given of the impact of worldwide attention on Speaker's family. [National Jewish Medical Center infectious diseases Dr. Charles DALEY- talks about therapy, evaluation and possible surgery.] [Medical unit Amy MALICK- talks about the Cooksey-Speaker irony.] [COOKSEY, father Ted SPEAKER- comment on the situation.] The high cost of Speaker's treatment noted.
(Pentagon: Jonathan Karl) The military's secret effort to make Sunni and Shiites in Iraq lay down their arms to set up an insurgent cease-fire featured; details given of the role of the CIA, junior commanders in dealing with the insurgents and about their demands for reconciliation. [Multinational corps-Iraq commander Lt. Gen. Raymond ODIERNO- comments on the insurgents.]
(New York: Bill Blakemore) The debate within NASA between top administrator Michael Griffin and NASA scientists about global warming examined. [On NPR, voice of GRIFFIN - downplays global warming as a problem.] [NASA Goddard Inst. for Space Studies James HANSEN, Princeton University professor Michael OPPENHEIMER- react to Griffin's statement.]
(New York: Jim Avila) The arrest in Seattle of "the king of spam" e-mail Robert Soloway as part of a federal government crackdown on identity theft featured. [Spam recipient publicist Deborah SCHWARTZ- talks about her spam.] [US attorney Jeffrey SULLIVAN- says spam is the scourge of the Internet with Soloway dubbed the king of spam.] [Microsoft attorney Aaron KORNBLUM- says this sends a strong message to spammers.]
(New York: David Muir) The competition in the National Spelling Bee featured; scenes shown of some of the hilarious contestants.
(Charlotte, North Carolina: Charles Gibson) Tonight's coverage on ABC of the National Spelling Bee noted.