This program is about 1 hour long
(White House: Bret Baier) The standoff between Bush and Congress over the bill that sets a timetable for troop withdrawals from Iraq reviewed. [BUSH - says setting a deadline for withdrawal is setting a date for failure; talks about the urgent need to act.] [Speaker of the House Nancy PELOSI- comments on the prospect of working with Bush to find common ground.]
(Studio: Shepard Smith) Statement from Representative John Boehner critical of Democrats quoted on screen.
(Pentagon: Jennifer Griffin) The Iraqi government’s announcement that Al Qaeda in Iraq leader Abu Ayyub al-Masri may be dead reviewed; details given on Masri’s terrorism career; footage of Masri and map shown. [State Department spokesman Sean McCORMACK- comments.]
(Los Angeles: William La Jeunesse) The rally in Los Angeles urging citizenship for illegal immigrants reviewed; scenes shown; details given on the reasons why demonstrator turnout was lower than last year. [Marchers Juan LANDA, David HERNANDEZ- comment.]
(San Antonio, Texas: Kris Gutierrez) The march in San Antonio, Texas, featured; details given on their anti-raid message. [Labor Council for Latin American Advancement Jaime MARTINEZ- states his opinion.]
(Studio: Shepard Smith) Senator Barack Obama’s support for immigration reform noted.
(Havana, Cuba: Steve Harrigan) Cuban President Fidel Castro’s absence from the May Day celebration in Havana, Cuba, examined; details given on Castro’s health problems. [MAN – comments on a future government controlled Fidel’s brother Raul Castro.]
(Los Angeles: Jonathan Hunt) Reconstructive surgery provided by the Iraq Star Foundation for injured military veterans featured; details given on Marine S/SGT Paul McQuigg; statistics cited. [McQUIGG, Iraq Star Foundation Maggie LOCKRIDGE and a DOCTOR - comment.]
(New York: Courtney Friel) Confusion in the sex sting operation in which Miss America Lauren Nelson helped capture child molesters examined; May 2005 “America’s Most Wanted” and district attorney Thomas Spota quoted on screen.
(Washington: Jim Angle) President Bush’s terror surveillance program examined; details given on the proposal for new eavesdropping rules; scenes shown form a hearing; 2006 surveillance warrant request statistics cited cited. [National Intelligence Director Mike McCONNELL- talks about FISA and the purpose of the new rules.] [Senator Ron WYDEN- questions McConnell.]
(Fox Weather Center: Domenica Davis) Severe storm systems in Texas and the Great Lakes featured; national forecast given; weather maps and data shown on screen.
(New York: Todd Connor) The debate over whether Connecticut’s Ox Ridge elementary school should send misbehaving students to a padded room as punishment examined; scenes shown. [Removed son from school Lisbeth EHRLICH- describes the room.] [Parent Robin GRAY- says the room is a sanctuary for the kids.] Statement from Darien superintendent of schools Don Fiftal quoted on screen.