This program is about 1 hour long
(Ft. Lauderdale, Florida: Phil Keating) The courtroom drama in the battle over custody of Smith’s body featured; scenes shown of Larry Birkhead leaving the courthouse. [STERN, Smith’s mother Virgie ARTHUR- testify.]
(Studio: Shepard Smith) Broward County court judge Larry Seidlin’s hopes to have his own television show noted; excerpts of Seidlin in court shown. The paternity battle over Smith’s daughter Dannielynn updated.
(White House: Bret Baier; Studio: Shepard Smith) British Prime Minister Tony Blair’s plans to announce a timetable for British troop withdrawals from Iraq examined; statement from National Security Council spokesman Gordon Johndroe quoted on screen; details given on the concerns over the move will effect the US troop surge.
(Washington: James Rosen) A federal appeals court ruling that Guantanamo Bay detainees cannot challenge their detentions in US courts examined; details given on the Military Commissions Act; court ruling and dissenting opinion from Judge Judith Rogers quoted on screen. [Former deputy assistant attorney general Michael CARVIN- talks about President Bush’s policy.] [Human Rights USA Morton SKLAR- comments on the “anything goes” approach.]
(Nashville, Tennessee: Marianne Silber) The arrest of former United Cab Co. driver Ibrahim Ahmed for stealing a taxi and attempting to run over 2 college students in Nashville, Tennessee, reviewed; picture of Ahmed shown with details given on his history.
(Portland, Oregon: Dan Springer) The successful rescue of 3 climbers and their dog from Mt. Hood in Oregon reviewed; scenes shown from a hospital; details given on a bill to make electronic locators mandatory for Mt. Hood mountaineers. [Rescued climber Christina REDL- talks about her experience.] [Hood River County Sheriff Joe WAMPLER- talks about the beacon.]
(Washington: Jim Angle) The final arguments in the trial of former White House aide Lewis "Scooter" Libby for his role in the CIA leak case examined; argument from prosecutor Peter Zeidenberg, March 2004 testimony from Libby and an FBI report on Libby’s phone call with NBC anchor Tim Russert quoted on screen; courtroom sketches by William Hennessy shown.
(Reno, Nevada: Carl Cameron) The Democratic candidates’ forum on middle class issues in Nevada tomorrow previewed; scenes shown from Carson City. [Senator Hillary CLINTON- speaks about war.] [Senator Joe BIDEN- comments on his experience.]
(Studio: Shepard Smith) Senator Barack Obama’s campaigning in California noted.