This program is about 1 hour long
(Lancaster, Pennsylvania: Rick Leventhal) The investigation of the shooting examined; details given on Roberts’ suicide note; scenes shown from the community. [MILLER- comments on the gunman’s intent.]
(Washington: Major Garrett) The controversy over what Republicans knew about the scandal reviewed; details given on Representative John Shimkus’ earlier investigation and Foley’s entrance into an alcohol and mental health facility. [In an interview, HASTERT – comments on the email; defends Shimkus.]
(Studio: Shepard Smith) The White House’s response to the scandal and Florida Republican leaders’ efforts to find a replacement candidate noted. [White House spokesman Tony SNOW- says the House has to clean up this mess.]
(Washington: Jim Angle) Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice’s response to the book’s claims that she ignored a warning from then-CIA director George Tenet about the September 11 attacks examined; Woodward’s book quoted on screen. [SNOW- defends Rice.] 9/11 Commission members’ comments about the meeting with Tenet noted.
(Pentagon: Mike Emanuel) The day’s violence in Iraq reviewed; details given on Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki’s announcement of a new plan to stop the violence, the roadside bomb attacks in Baghdad, the kidnappings in computer stores, and the meeting between 4 senators and Iraqi President Jalal Talabani. [Senator Carl LEVIN- says Americans want the Iraqi government to solve their own problems.]
(Los Angeles: Adam Housley) Baseball pitcher Jason Grimsley’s accusations that Astros pitcher Roger Clemens and 5 other players used steroid drugs reviewed; details given on the players’ responses; pictures shown of the players. [CLEMENS – says he’s passed every test.] [Houston Astros’ Andy PETTITTE- denies the allegations.] Barry Bonds’ situation noted.
(Macon, Georgia: Marianne Silber) The new textbook “Unto a Good Land,” which claims that many historians ignore the role of religion in changing society, reviewed; scenes shown of author David Harrell lecturing. [Macon State College professor Andrew MANIS- comments.] [HARRELL- says most historians were not interested in religion.]
(New York: Erik Liljegren) Gunman Charles Roberts’ shooting at an Amish schoolhouse in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, reviewed; scenes shown from the school. [State police commissioner Jeffrey MILLER- describes what happened.]
(Studio: Shepard Smith) The teachers’ return to the Colorado school where a gunman killed a girl and himself last week noted.
(Orlando: Carl Cameron) Florida Republicans’ selection of candidate Joe Negron to replace Mark Foley in the Florida congressional elections reviewed; picture shown of Negron; details given on the law prohibiting the replacement of Foley’s name on the ballot. [NEGRON, Democratic candidate Tim MAHONEY- comments.]
(Studio: Shepard Smith) Senator George Allen and Representative Heather Wilson’s plans to give the money Foley donated to their campaigns to charity noted.
(Fox Weather Center: Janice Dean) Tropical Storm Isaac off the coast of Newfoundland noted; 2006 storm names listed on screen; national forecast given; weather maps and data shown on screen.
(Washington: Megyn Kendall) The new cases on the Supreme Court docket previewed; details given on the partial-birth abortion ban, grade school affirmative action, and Justice John Paul Stevens’ possible retirement.
(Los Angeles: Johathan Hunt) The realtors’ fight against online brokers examined; details given on the role of the internet on home sales; realtor’s commission statistics cited on screen. [Buysideinc.com’s Joe FOX, National Association of Realtors Pat VREDEVOOGD, online brokerage user Stephen FINLAY- comment.]