This program is about 1 hour long
(Chatham, Massachusetts: Jim Acosta) The remnants of Hurricane Noel hitting New England featured; details given on concerns about high winds and coastal flooding; scenes shown from Chatham, Massachusetts.
(Studio: Jacqui Jeras) Movement of the storm tracked; wind gusts noted; viewer photos and video shown. Flooding conditions in Mexico updated.
(Villahermosa, Mexico: Harris Whitbeck) The situation in the Mexico flood zone featured; scenes shown of flood waters, evacuees, and relief workers.
(Studio: Tony Harris) How problems in Pakistan could translate to problems for the US examined; details given on concerns about terrorism, nuclear weapons, and US-Pakistan relations. Taped telephone interview held with former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto. [BHUTTO- says she would like to see Musharraf restore the constitution and hold a free election.] [Pakistan Ambassador to US Mahmud Ali DURRANI- says extra-constitutional measures are required to combat the terrorist threat.]
(Washington: Brian Todd) State Department workers protesting the announcement that diplomats will be ordered to Iraq if there are not enough volunteers featured; details given about the last implementation of hardship posts, which was during the Vietnam War; historical footage shown. [Foreign Service Director-General Harry THOMAS, Foreign Service officer Jack CRODDY- disagree over whether the State Department cares about its diplomats.] [Former US Ambassador to Syria Ed DJEREJIAN- comments.]
(Studio: Tony Harris) Taped interview held with former Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger. [EAGLEBURGER- says Foreign Service officers who refuse to go to Iraq should be fired; says refusing is “shameful”; responds to Croddy’s statement that this is tantamount to a death sentence.]
(New York: Jeanne Moos) Presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich confirming actress Shirley MacLaine’s claim that he saw a UFO at her house; details given on previous presidents’ UFO sightings; amateur videos of UFOs shown. [KUCINICH- says he saw “something.”] [In street, several PEOPLE – comment.]