This program is about 1 hour long
(Beirut: Dana Lewis) France’s agreement to lead the peacekeeping force that will work with the Lebanese army in southern Lebanon reviewed; scenes shown of a Lebanese cabinet meeting. [Lebanese senior adviser Mohammed CHATAH†- says there is no reason for the Israeli army to stay.] The arrest of a Lebanese general for drinking tea with Israeli soldiers noted.
(White House: Bret Baier) The cooperation between international intelligence agencies in last week’s thwarted terrorism plot to bomb US-bound airplanes in Britain examined. [Attorney General Alberto GONZALES– comments on security] [House Homeland Security Committee Ed MARKEY- says the foiled attempt should be a wake-up call to the Bush administration.] [White House spokesman Tony SNOW- comments on Democratic criticism.]
(Beirut, Lebanon: Shepard Smith) A British judge’s ruling that investigators can keep suspects for another week without pressing charges and the Pakistani intelligence report that the would-be bombers were insufficiently trained to carry out the attack noted.
(Boston: Molly Line) The United Airlines flight from London to Washington, DC, that was diverted to Boston reported; details given on the rumors about the claustrophobic passenger who caused the situation; scenes shown of luggage being inspected on the runway.
(Kiryat Shmona: William La Jeunesse) An Israeli army outpost on the Lebanese border that withstood Hizballah rockets examined; scenes shown from the fortress. [Israeli SOLDIER – describes the bombings.]
(Denver, Colorado: Carol McKinley) The arrest in Thailand of American teacher John Karr who is suspected of murdering JonBenet Ramsey reported; details given on Karr’s confession and background; scenes of the Ramsey’s house and pictures of JonBenet shown. [Ramsey family attorney Lin WOOD- comments.]
(Southern Lebanon: Alex Rossi) The hazardous unexploded ordinance in southern Lebanon examined; details given on the U.N. sponsored teams’ work to clear the explosives from the streets; scenes shown of cluster munitions, an injured civilian in the hospital, destroyed cars, and villagers praising Hizballah. [U.N. Mine Action coordinator Christopher CLARK - says using cluster bombs in a civilian area is a war crime.] [Mines Advisory Group manager Frank MACHE, Lebanese villager “MOSES”- comment.]
(Beirut, Lebanon: Shepard Smith) The Arab planes that were allowed to fly over Israel to bring aid to Lebanon and President Bush’s administration’s dismissal of the aid given by Hizballah to Lebanese civilians noted; details given and scenes shown of a Lebanese family living in a tent outside their damaged home.
(Beirut, Lebanon: Shepard Smith) Taped interview held with the president of Lebanon Emile Lahoud about Israel’s actions in southern Lebanon and Hizballah. [LAHOUD – says he knows nothing about Hizballah’s resistance but Syria is not in control of Hizballah; suggests the war strengthened Hizballah; expresses anger toward Israel for demolishing Lebanon; claims Israel used the kidnapping of its soldiers as an excuse for the attack.]
(Pentagon: Molly Henneberg) The multiple car bombs in central Baghdad, the US and Iraqi forces’ progress in securing Al Dora, and President Bush’s reported frustration during meetings with defense officials reviewed; White House spokesman Tony Snow quoted. [US military SPOKESMAN – describes a local imam’s comments.] [MAN – says Bush was inquisitive about the Iraqi Shiite community.]
(Ukiah, California: Claudia Cowan) The controversy surrounding the city council’s attempt to force a man to remove his giant American flag in Ukiah, California, because the tall flagpole violates the city height ordinance and zoning laws examined; scenes shown of the flagpole. [Flag owner Ric PIFFERO, city council member Phil BALDWIN, Mayor Mark ASHIKU- comment.]