This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Frankfurt: Paula Newton) Why one of the arrested suspects was released so he could be tailed discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held in-studio with Council on Foreign Relations Stephen Flynn and terrorism expert Paul Cruickshank. [FLYNN - says these people are self-radicalizing themselves, that Germany has had a problem with homegrown terrorists, that good law enforcement and US-Germany cooperation was key, how the 9/11 anniversary is important for terrorists.] [CRUICKSHANK - says the Americans were targeted by these radicals, how it is difficult to track people in Pakistan, that bombs are not easy to put together and how hydrogen peroxide is an Al Qaeda signature.]
(Washington: Joe Johns) The three hurdles for Craig to overcome to retain his Senate seat after having pled guilty reviewed; Craig's mis-sent phone message to his attorney played and the issue of a possible ethics investigation noted. [Minneapolis defense attorney Joe FRIEDBERG- comments on the law about Craig's plea.] [Craig attorney Stan BRAND- says it is a misdemeanor.] [Former senator Bill COHEN, Republican strategist John FEEHREY- comment.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper, Jeffrey Toobin) The legal aspects of the Craig case, including the timetable for his guilty plea, discussed; Craig's mis-sent phone message to his attorney played.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.
(Minden, Nevada: Ted Rowlands) The search for the missing millionaire and his plane reviewed; details given about the day and night searches. [Civil Air Patrol Maj. Cynthia RYAN - says we have not found Fossett or his airplane.]
(Studio: Erica Hill) The deadly heat wave in southern California; the fading of Hurricane Felix in Central America and the eruption of Mt. Etna in Sicily, Italy, reported; scenes shown of the volcano. The mistake by the Air Force in which a B-52 was loaded with unarmed but dangerous nuclear warheads discussed.
(Washington: Tom Foreman) How the Democrats are playing politics with Senator Barack Obama ripping Senator Hillary Clinton; Senator John McCain's jab in response to a question about his age; Mitt Romney's ad; the Senate reception for returning Senator Tim Johnson& Mayor Ray Nagin's surprise reported; scenes shown.
(Washington: John King) Tonight's announcement by Fred Thompson of his entrance into the Republican presidential election campaign examined; details given about his appeal to a conservative base. [With Jay Leno, THOMPSON - says he is in the race.] [Republican activist Cyndi MOSTELLER†- analyzes the Republicans and Thompson's image.] [ANALYST - cites the expectations facing Thompson, who is an actor and not well known.] [THOMPSON - speaks about the war in Iraq.] Why Thompson thinks he can lead the Republicans in the Reagan image discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The raw data on "The Tonight Show" audience and why Thompson made his announcement there noted.
(New Hampshire: Candy Crowley) The Republican debate in Durham, New Hampshire, reviewed; scenes shown from Fox News. [At the debate, presidential candidates Mike HUCKABEE, Senator John McCAIN, former New York City Mayor Rudolph GIULIANI - joke about Thompson.] [In the debate, Mitt ROMNEY, McCAIN, HUCKABEE, Ron PAUL††- speak about the war.] How the debate process is being transformed through technology discussed.
(Studio: Erica Hill) The death of Ohio Representative Paul Gillmor; the discipline of Marine officers for failing to respond to the massacre of civilians at Haditha, Iraq; the warning for more recall of toys made in China due to lead paint and the new Apple iPod reported.