This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Randi Kaye) President Bush's reaction presented. [BUSH - says Iraq is part of the war against extremism.]
(Studio: Randi Kaye) Live discussion held with CNN's Peter Bergen and former head of CIA bin Laden unit Michael Scheuer about the bin Laden tape. [BERGEN - says this message is more politicized than before in being a leftist critique of the US; comments on the dyed beard, the role of bin Laden as media critic this time, the likelihood that he is in the tribal areas of Pakistan with the absence of intelligence about his whereabouts.] [SCHEUER - comments on bin Laden's conversion to Islam message in this tape with the implicit message being another 9/11; outlines what bin Laden is referring to in mentioning his book "Imperil Hubris".]
(Studio: Randi Kaye) The raw data on bin Laden's propaganda messages reviewed.
(Studio: Randi Kaye; Portimao, Portugal: Paula Hancocks) How public sentiment has turned against the McCanns now that the parents have become formal suspects, the intrigue about the blood evidence in the case, the reports of the police offer of a deal to Kate discussed.
(Studio: Randi Kaye) Report introduced.
(Washington: Tom Foreman) Earlier interview held with "America's Most Wanted" host John Walsh about the McCann case. [WALSH - says the Portuguese police do not have experience with a missing child case and huge mistakes have been made; states a parallel investigation needs to go on as well as looking at the parents; comments on the family DNA evidence.]
(Studio: Erica Hill) Statement from multinational forces-Iraq commander Gen. David Petraeus about the situation in Iraq; the death toll from Hurricane Felix in Central America; a prediction by scientists of the loss of the polar bear population due to global warming reported. The story of Kyla Ebbert, who was stopped by the fashion police on a Southwest Airlines flight, discussed; Kyla's outfit shown.
(Washington: Tom Foreman) The response of the presidential candidates to the latest terrorism news from overseas with former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and former Senator John Edwards running hard on the security issue; Senator Chuck Hagel's likely announcement on Monday of whether he will run for the presidency or re-election; Representative William Jefferson's latest response to the FBI investigation and Oprah Winfrey's hosting of a fund-raiser for Senator Barack Obama reported. [GIULIANI, EDWARDS - speak out.]
(Studio: Erica Hill) The search for missing adventurer Steve Fossett and his plane in western Nevada; the message from Pope Benedict XVI on abortion during his visit to Austria; the weak jobs report for August leading to fears of a recession and Stock Market Report reported.