This program is about 1 hour long
(Washington: James Rosen) The US backing China’s suggestion for an informal meeting to ask North Korea to stop its missile test launches; details given on hopes of using regional allies to help negotiate, attempts to get North Korea to return to 6-party nuclear talks, and Russia and China’s continued rejection of sanctions. [US Envoy Ambassador Christopher HILL- comments.]
(Studio: Trace Gallagher) The deployment of a new Navy destroyer to Japan noted.
(New York City: Molly Line) The FBI’s statement that the plot for terror attacks on New York City’s train tunnels involved “martyrdom and explosives” reported; details given on new information about Assem Hammoud, the alleged ringleader of the plot, who is in custody in Lebanon, and his mother’s claim that he is not a religious zealot; photos shown of Hammoud.
(Washington: Julie Kirtz) The video appearance of California-born Al Qaeda member Adam Gadahn reported; details given on his rant against US and British soldiers and his possible role in the organization; video excerpt shown. [GADAHN- says the US needs to get out of Muslims’ business.] [Former CIA operative Mike BAKER- says Al Qaeda loves to have recruits who blend in.]
(Jerusalem: David Lee Miller) Israel rejecting the offer of a truce with Palestinians unless they release kidnapped Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit reported; details given on continued Israeli air strikes targeting Palestinian Militants; scenes shown from incursion sites in Gaza. [Hamas government spokesman Ghazi HAMAD- says we’re asking for cessation of violence by both sides.]
(Studio: Trace Gallagher) Scenes shown of Americans in Gaza being escorted out for safety.
(Houston, Texas: Kim McIntyre) Scenes shown of space shuttle Discovery astronauts on a space walk that has never before been attempted; details given on the repairs and tests being done on the shuttle by the crew. [Deputy program manager John SHANNON- comments on the work.]
(Castlegar, British Columbia: Dan Springer) Vietnam War draft dodgers reuniting in their adopted country of Canada featured; scenes of the unveiling of a monument honoring those who fled and the Canadians who helped them and historical footage shown. [Former Senator George McGOVERN- says sometimes it takes as much courage to protest a war as it does to fight it.] [Veterans of Foreign Wars Joe DAVIS- says we support freedom of expression, but it’s a spiteful memorial to cowards and deserters.]
(Mexico City: Anita Vogel) Defeated Mexican presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s address to his supporters reviewed; details given on Obrador’s demand that every vote should be re-counted and that he will take his case as far as it can go; scenes shown of the crowd of some 200,000 people. [SUPPORTER – comments.]
(Alameda, California: Adam Housley) The Coast Guard inspecting foreign ships at US ports featured; details given on how the inspections work and what inspectors are looking for; scene shown of the inspection team in action. [Coast Guard officer Patrick Daniel STEWART- comments.]
(Fox Weather Center: Buzz Lopez) Storm systems affecting Arizona tracked; national forecast noted; weather maps and data shown on screen.
(Miami: Orlando Salinas) A Florida church exposing the names of voters who signed a petition supporting a same-sex marriage ban featured; details given on the Christ Church of Peace’s reasoning, privacy concerns, and the church’s refusal to remove the names that were posted on the Internet because petitions are public record. [Christ Church of Peace Gary DEBUSK, Florida Family Policy Council John STEMBERGER, ACLU SPOKESMAN – offer varying views.]