This program is about 1 hour long
(Little Rock, Arkansas: Amanda Minnatt) Arkansas police’s pursuit of a 10-year-old boy driving a stolen school bus through three counties reported; scenes shown of the chase and the stop.
(Washington: Carol Costello) The 1991 sexual harassment case between Anita Hill and Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas reviewed; details given about what Thomas says about Hill in his new book; 1991 scenes shown. [On “60 Minutes,” THOMAS- says Hill was trying to destroy him.] [HILL- says she told the truth and that Thomas was trying to deflect criticism.]
(Bowie, Maryland: Angela Stark) A roller coaster at a Maryland Six Flags stalling 100 feet up and stranding riders reported; details given on the malfunction and the attempt to bring the coaster down manually that injured several people.
(West Palm Beach, Flordia: Susan Candiotti) West Palm Beach, Florida, Toyota dealer Earl Stewart catching criticism over his English-subtitled Spanish-language commercial; angry phone messages from viewers calling Stewart a “traitor” and “un-American” played; details given about Spanish ads running in the Miami market with no complaints. [STEWART- says he wasn’t trying to make a political statement.] [SiboneyUSA Mercedes CUBAS- says it’s smart to advertise in Spanish.] [CUSTOMER – says it won’t help Spanish-speaking immigrants learn English.]
(Washington: Kathleen Koch) World War II veterans revealing the secrets of how they interrogated Nazi prisoners at the secret Virginia site then known only as P.O. Box 1142 featured; historical photos and footage shown. [Former interrogator John Gunter DEAN- says we got information by building a relationship with the prisoners.] [Former interrogator Henry KOLM- talks about interrogating Hitler deputy Rudolph Hess over a chess game.] [Former interrogator George FRANKEL- says tactics like water-boarding are appalling.] [Former interrogator Werner MORITZ- describes getting intelligence by eavesdropping for days.] [National Park Service Brandon BIES- says it was hard to convince the former interrogators to reveal their secrets even now.]
(London: Phil Black) A jury in Britain poring over photos and video of Princess Diana’s last hours alive in 1997 to determine whether her death in a car crash with boyfriend Dodi Fayed was an accident or a murder reported; photos and footage shown of Diana and Dodi leaving their hotel and trying to avoid paparazzi. [Royal author Robert JOBSON- says the security arrangements weren’t well-organized; says it looks as though driver Henri Paul signaled the paparazzi that they would be coming out soon.]
(London: Rohid Kashru) Scenes shown of Britain’s Prince William and his girlfriend being pursued by paparazzi in an eerily similar situation to that of his mother ten years ago. [Media lawyer Mark STEPHENS- says William’s girlfriend is of great public interest because he is the heir to the throne.]
(Studio: Tony Harris) More on the Diana inquest previewed.
(Studio: Jacqui Jeras) The weather system affecting California tracked; the storm’s affect on other areas noted; weather maps and data shown on screen; scenes shown from Truckee, California. A typhoon making landfall in Taiwan reported; amateur video and photos shown of the storm and damage.
(New York City: Jeanne Moos) A North Carolina man fighting for custody of his own severed leg reported; details given about Shannon Whisnant, who found the leg in a meat smoker he bought at auction and wants to keep it as a tourist attraction, and about the leg’s original owner John Wood, who lost the leg in a plane crash and had it embalmed before it was sold with his belongings in a storage unit; tape of Whisnant’s 911 call played. [WOOD- says this has turned into a freak show.] [WHISNANT- says Wood “doesn’t have a leg to stand on” legally.] [Attorney Raoul FELDER- says Whisnant bought it fair and square.]