This program is about 1 hour long
(Baghdad: David MacDougall) The sentencing featured; details given on reaction from Saddam’s lawyers, the need for presidential approval to carry out the death sentence, plans to televise the hanging; video shown of 3 Iraqis awaiting execution.
(Crawford, Texas: Greg Kelly) President Bush’s plans to make changes in the Iraq war policy reviewed; scenes shown of Bush and his dog at the airport in Waco, Texas; details given on his meetings in Crawford; Iraqi and American death toll cited.
(Studio: Trace Gallagher) Secretary of Defense Robert Gates’ orders for the 82nd Airborne Division to go to Iraq noted.
(Fox Weather Center: Rick Reichmuth) National forecast given; weather maps and data shown on screen; live scenes shown from San Francisco.
(U.N.: David Lee Miller) The spending of aid for the tsunami victims in Indonesia examined; details given on the billions left unspent, the recovery process; scenes shown of a memorial ceremony. [Deputy U.N. special envoy Eric SCHWARTZ- comments on wasted donations.]
(Boulder, Colorado: Carol McKinley) The unsolved mystery of her death reviewed; details given on the problems with the investigation, the confession of former suspect John Karr. [Former first assistant Boulder district attorney Bill WISE, former Boulder police detective Tom WICKMAN- talk about the case.]
(New York: Molly Line) The dispute between recently deceased soul singer James Brown’s family and his partner Tomi Rae Hynie featured; picture of Hynie shown; details given on the claims that Hynie and Brown’s marriage was not legal. [Rock and Roll Hall of Fame curator Howard KRAMER- comments on Brown’s death.]
(Los Angeles: Adam Housley) The surgery for California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, who was injured in a skiing accident reviewed; picture shown of Idaho’s Sun Valley Resort.
(No location given: Ursula Errington) Fears that another deadly tsunami may strike following the recent earthquake in Taiwan examined; scenes shown from memorial services for victims of the 2004 tsunami in Thailand and a tsunami drill in Bali. [Thai government official SAKTHIP Krairerk- speaks about preventing more damage.]
(Virginia: Malini Bawa) Holiday shopping and sales featured; live scenes shown from Tyson’s Corner Mall in McLean, Virginia; gift card sales statistics cited. [At the mall, WOMAN- comments.]
(Los Angeles: Jonathan Hunt) The gay-marriage debate amongst conservative Jews in California examined; details given on the vote to allow gay rabbinical students and rabbis to perform same-sex unions, and the potential split in the movement. [MAN- talks about the human condition.] [Rabbi Joel ROTH- says it counters Jewish legal precedent; says potential students may now decide not to come.] [Rabbinical student Noam RAUCHER- gives his opinion.]
(NORAD: Alicia Acuna) NORAD’s Operation Vigilant Shield, a new drill simulating potential national security threats to the US, featured; scenes shown from the command center. [Director Col. Tom MUIR- talks about communication.] [Adm. Tim KEATING- says there is less concern about credit and more about capability.]
(Los Angeles: Adam Housley) The debate over a court decision allowing dyslexic students in California more time and other accommodations on their Medical College Admissions Test reviewed. [Attorney for plaintiffs Joshua KONECKY- says students need more time to show they are capable.] [AAMC president Dr. Darrell KIRCH- says it is a question of fairness.]