This program is about 1 hour long
(Ft. Lauderdale: Phil Keating) The latest developments in the Smith case featured; details given on the battles for custody of Smith’s body and her daughter Dannielynn between Vergie Arthur, Howard K. Stern and Larry Birkhead. [Arthur’s lawyer Stephen TUNSTALL, Stern’s attorney Krista BARTH- state their views.]
(Studio: Shepard Smith) Dannielynn’s former nanny’s accusations against Smith cited. Continuing coverage previewed.
(Chenango Forks, New York: Rick Leventhal) The impact of the storm from the Midwest to the Northeast featured; details given on the freezing temperatures, power outages, the rescue efforts for the stranded motorists on Interstate 78 in Pennsylvania, traffic accidents; scenes shown of wrecked, stranded and snowed-in vehicles.
(Studio: Shepard Smith) Continuing coverage previewed; weather maps and data shown on screen. The problems with JetBlue airplanes leaving passengers stranded in New York City reported; scenes shown from the airport. [PASSENGER – comments.]
(White House: Bret Baier) President Bush’s announcement of a US troop surge in Afghanistan due to Al Qaeda’s comeback in the mountains of Pakistan featured; details given on the attacks in 2006, Pakistan’s help in the fight. [BUSH – says there will be a new NATO offensive in Afghanistan; states NATO countries must provide help.] [Senator Harry REID- offers his support.] [White House spokesman Tony SNOW- comments.]
(Jerusalem: Mike Tobin) The resignation of Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh and his Hamas cabinet in order to form a unity government with the Fatah party examined; details given on the goals of the coalition and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice’s upcoming trip to Jerusalem.
(Fox Weather Center: Janice Dean) National forecast given; weather maps and data shown on screen.
(Nassau, Bahamas: Jamie Colby) The latest developments in the Anna Nicole Smith saga reviewed; details given on the legal battle over custody of Smith’s body and the paternity claims over her daughter Dannielynn; scenes shown of investigators at Smith’s house in the Bahamas. [Smith’s estate attorney Wayne MUNROE- comments.] Affidavit filed by Smith’s nanny quoted on screen.
(Washington: Major Garrett) The House debate over a non-binding resolution in opposition to President Bush’s troop surge in Iraq examined; live scenes shown; details given on the funding issue. [Representatives John MURTHA, Candice MILLER; Senators Charles SCHUMER, Trent LOTT- state their opinions.]
(San Francisco: Claudia Cowan) The debate over a San Francisco school district’s approval of the classroom use of a Johns Hopkins University professor’s comic book “Addicted to War” examined; details given on the school board’s decision to cancel the junior ROTC program; scenes shown of students protesting the Iraq war and from the comic book. [SF Unified School District Pete HAMMER, SF Republican Party vice chairman Leo LACAYO- give their opinions.]
(Charlotte, North Carolina: Erik Liljegren) A look at the new NASCAR Hall of Fame and the racecar business presented; details given on the sport’s history; virtual tour of the museum, scenes of an exhibit and archival footage shown. [NASCAR Hall of Fame executive director Winston KELLEY- comments.]