This program is about 1 hour long
(No location given: Candy Crowley) The question of whether Democratic presidential candidate Senator Hillary Clinton is unstoppable featured; scenes shown from the campaign trail; details given about the organized campaign efforts by Senator Barack Obama and John Edwards in Iowa. [OBAMA - campaigns about "change."]
(Studio: Soledad O'Brien; no location given: Candy Crowley; Washington: Gloria Borger) What may happen for the Democrats in Iowa now that Hillary is the frontrunner there, the lessons from what happened to Howard Dean in '04, why Hillary is running closer in Iowa than elsewhere, what Obama has to do to get the young voters to participate in the caucuses and what Edwards has to do discussed.
(Pentagon: Jamie McIntyre) Questions about the reduction of American troops in Iraq examined; details given from the deployment plan that shows no troops are actually leaving early. [September 13, President BUSH - talks about the need for fewer American forces in Iraq.] [Joint staff for operations and planning director Maj. Gen. Richard SHERLOCK- talks about the decision-making process for which troops will come home.] [September 14, Secretary of Defense Robert GATES - talks about the deployment process.] The reality of the troop numbers and the fact no one is really coming home early discussed.
(Studio: Soledad O'Brien) The raw data on the record high October temperatures outlined on screen.
(Washington: Tom Foreman) The firefight among the Republican presidential candidates over taxes with sparks flying between Mitt Romney and Rudolph Giuliani; the Democrats' push for health insurance for kids despite the opposition from President Bush; the odd couple of Senators Sam Brownback and Joe Biden, who are promoting legislation to get peace in Iraq via ethnic regions and Fred Thompson's rehearsal for his debate debut reported; "Saturday Night Live" parody of Thompson shown.
(Studio: Erica Hill) The shootings in Crandon, Wisconsin; the prison sentence for Michael Devlin, who kidnapped Ben Ownby and Shawn Hornbeck; the jurors' visit to the site in Paris, France, where Princess Diana died 10 years ago; the return by track star Marion Jones of the medals she won at the 2000 Olympic Games due to her admissions about steroid use and lying about it reported. The admission next week of Senator Larry Craig into the Idaho state hall of fame despite his headlines about the Minneapolis bathroom discussed.
(La Jolla, California: Dan Simon) Landslides like that in California where homes are built on mountain slopes featured; scenes shown from other sites of landslides, including Mt. Soledad. [Resident Summer GERGES - recounts what happened.] [San Diego State University professor Pat ABBOTT- says we are building houses in unlikely places; shows what happens when the dirt gets muddy in La Jolla.] [La Jolla resident Cindy GOODMAN- recounts what they were told.] How many homes have been destroyed in La Jolla discussed.
(Studio: Soledad O'Brien) Live in-studio interview held with "The Edge of Disaster" author Stephen Flynn about home disasters; scenes shown of the La Jolla landslide. [FLYNN - says we are inviting disaster when we built on the mountainside; states we can learn from disasters and we are in a natural disaster cycle; comments on developments in risky areas.]
(Tulsa: David Mattingly) The scandal at Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma, centering around president Richard Roberts and his demands examined; details given about the allegations against Roberts and his wife and their spending, including on homes, travel and cell phones. [Former ORU professors John SWAILS, Tim BROOKER- recount what happened at the school after computer files were found.] [ROBERTS - says we live in a litigation society and this lawsuit is about money.] What the professors want from their lawsuit discussed.
(Studio: Erica Hill) A new report by the Iraqi government on Blackwater USA security company following the shooting deaths of 17 Iraqi civilians; the search in Washington state for a missing plane carrying skydivers; a ballooning accident in Albuquerque, New Mexico and a UAW strike deadline in its contract negotiations with Chrysler reported; scenes shown.