This program is about 1 hour long
(Apex, North Carolina: Jonathan Serrie) The firefighters’ plan to put out the chemical fire examined; details given on and scenes shown from the facility. [EQ vice president Scott MARIS- comments on EQ’s safety record.]
(Washington: Major Garrett) The political fallout over the scandal reviewed; details given on Republican candidate Tom Kean’s call for Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert’s resignation and Representative Ron Lewis’ cancelled fund raiser with Hastert; survey statistics cited. [KEAN, LEWIS- comment.] [Democratic National Committee chairman Howard DEAN- says Republican leaders are making a mistake.]
(U.N.: Reena Ninan) The U.N. Security Council’s urge for North Korea to cancel its plans for a nuclear test featured; photos shown of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il. [Japanese U.N. ambassador Kenzo OSHIMA- says if DPRK ignores calls from the international community then the U.N. will act.] [US ambassador to the U.N. John BOLTON- says we take the threat seriously.]
(White House: Bret Baier) Sudan’s rejection of a U.N. peacekeeping force for Darfur examined; picture of President Bush on the phone and scenes from Darfur shown; details given on the US envoy to Africa and the comparison between Darfur and Rwanda. [US ambassador to the U.N. John BOLTON- says the Sudanese are no longer trying to threaten troop contributors.] [Sudanese ambassador to the U.N. Abdalmahmood MOHAMAD- contrasts Sudan with Rwanda.]
(Memphis: Curtis Jay) The fire at the historic First United Methodist Church in Memphis, Tennessee, presented; details given on the fires in 3 other historic buildings caused by the church’s embers; scenes shown of the firefighters battling the blaze.
(Washington: Brian Wilson) The differences in the affect of political sex scandals on the Democratic and Republican parties examined; details given on the fallouts over Representatives Gerry Studds, Dan Crane, Barney Frank, and others. [EXPERT – comments.]
(Studio: Shepard Smith) The Republican Party’s struggle to explain why Foley’s replacement candidate Joe Negron will not be on the Florida ballot and the record low primary turnout noted.
(Pentagon: Mike Emanuel) Senator John Warner’s bleak assessment of the Iraq war and President Bush's administration’s Iraq policy examined; details given on what the US and Iraqi government need to do. [White House spokeswoman Dana PERINO- says Bush believes “slow progress” is being made.]
(Los Angeles: Jonathan Hunt) The growing number of college students who abuse ADD drugs like Adderall and Ritalin to focus during exams featured; statistics cited. [San Diego State University student P.J. ROUSTAN- explains why he uses Adderall.] [University of California, Berkeley professor Stephen HINSHAW- warns about abuse.]
(Apex, North Carolina: Jonathan Serrie) The fire at a hazardous materials plant in Apex, North Carolina, reviewed; details given on the types of materials kept within the building; scenes shown of the fire and from a shelter.