This program is about 1 hour long
(No location given: Jayne Secker) Details of the sex and drugs blackmail plot reviewed; scenes shown from the hotel where police arrested the blackmailers; statement from Scotland Yard quoted on screen. [ARBITER- comments on how Buckingham Palace handles the investigation.]
(Studio: Laurie Dhue) The last royal blackmail, which involved Edward VII in 1891, noted.
(Silverado, California: Casey Stegall) The hiring of California Department of Corrections inmates to help fight the fires and the status of the Santiago fire reviewed; scenes shown of the men from Washington Ridge and damaged homes in Silverado. [Inmate Joe WAGES- talks about the work.]
(Studio: Laurie Dhue) Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff’s reaction to the fake FEMA news conference noted. [At Tuesday’s staged news conference, FEMA deputy administrator Harvey JOHNSON- says he is happy with FEMA’s response so far.] [CHERTOFF- says it was inappropriate and disciplinary action will be taken.]
(Studio: Molly Line) The controversial deal between New York Governor Eliot Spitzer and the federal government to issue driving licenses to illegal immigrants examined; details of the 3-tier driver’s license system outlined on screen; scenes shown from Washington, DC. [In news conference, Homeland Security Secretary Michael CHERTOFF – speaks about the agreement.]
(Austin, Texas: James Irby) Brushy Creek Baptist Church pastor John Gurley’s parachute jump on his 82nd birthday featured; scenes shown of Gurley during a pre-skydiving review and the jump. [GURLEY- talks about his reasons for skydiving; recalls being envious of his brother’s position in the parachute troops during World War II.] [Church member Brian DEE- comments.]
(Columbia, South Carolina: Jonathan Serrie) The catch-22 for Obama as he seeks the African-American Christian vote through the support from anti-gay pastor Donnie McClurkin featured; statement by McClurkin in “Charisma and Christian Life” magazine quoted; scenes shown from the “Embrace the Change” gospel tour in Columbia, South Carolina; details given about the protesters outside the concert.
(Fox Hurricane Center: Domenica Davis) The path of Tropical Storm Noel across the Caribbean tracked; weather maps and data shown on screen.
(Wembley: Mark Stone) The first-ever NFL American football game in Britain featured; scenes shown from London’s Wembley Stadium of the game between the Miami Dolphins and the New York Giants. [British American football PLAYER – comments.] [Former Giants player Ian ALLEN– reviews the rules.]
(Chicago: Steve Brown) The Spanish and English language church services for Hispanics at La Casa del Carpintero featured; scenes shown; details given about the diversity in the neighborhood. [Pastor MERCADO, Church member Melissa VANDEN BERG, Caucasian WOMAN - comment.]