This program is about 1 hour long
(New York: Eric Shawn) The plane crash featured; map and scenes of firefighters in the street and the burning building shown. [New York City Mayor Michael BLOOMBERG- says terrorism was not involved.]
(Washington: Catherine Herridge) The Homeland Security response to the plane crash featured; scenes shown from within an operations center in Washington DC. [Deputy Attorney General Paul McNULTY- suggests that the crash was not an act of terrorism.]
(Studio: Shepard Smith) Lidle’s history noted.
(New York: John Discepolo) The baseball players’ reactions at Shea Stadium to the news of Lidle’s death reviewed.
(Washington: Steve Centanni) The indictment of American Adam Gadahn on charges of treason and aiding terrorists featured; Al Qaeda tape featuring Gadahn and photos of Gadahn shown. [Deputy Attorney General Paul McNULTY- says Gadahn acted as a propagandist for Al Qaeda.]
(White House: Bret Baier) The US response to the North Korean threat featured; details given on the US security assistance to Japan and South Korea, and the issue of one-on-one vs. 6-party talks. [BUSH – says the US is committed to diplomacy; defends his decision not to hold bilateral negotiations.] [U.N. Secretary General Kofi ANNAN- says the US and North Korea should talk.] The disagreements over sanctions mentioned.
(Studio: Shepard Smith) South Korea’s preparations for atomic warfare noted.
(Burlington, Vermont: Molly Line) The day’s developments in the search for missing University of Vermont student Michelle Gardener-Quinn featured; details given on the possible suspects; photos shown of Michelle; scenes of students searching the streets for Michelle’s belongings and of investigators at a home in Richmond, Vermont, shown. [Burlington Police Chief Thomas TREMBLAY- comments on the investigation.]
(Pentagon: Mike Emanuel) A British medical journal’s report on the Iraqi death toll since the beginning of the war reviewed; statistics cited. [Multi-national force commander Gen. George CASEY- suggests the study’s numbers are not credible.] Gen. Peter Schumacher’s plans to keep the current troop levels in Iraq through 2010 noted. [Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD- says the Pentagon must decide what to do.]
(Studio: Shepard Smith) The US military’s statement that insurgents started the explosions at a US ammunition dump in southern Baghdad yesterday noted; scenes shown of the blasts.
(New York: Erik Liljegren) The witness’ accounts of the crash featured; scenes of the burning building shown. [4 WITNESSES - describe what happened.]
(Studio: Shepard Smith) The emergency parachute attached to Lidle’s plane noted.
(Studio: Trace Gallagher) The plane Lidle was flying and the events leading to the crash examined; scenes of a Cirrus SR20 plane and map shown.
(Studio: Shepard Smith) Statements from New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner and general manager Brian Cashman about Lidle’s death quoted.
(Fox Weather Center: Rick Reichmuth) National forecast given; weather maps and data shown on screen.