This program is 29 minutes long
(Joplin: Ron Allen) The search for the missing after the tornado in Joplin, Missouri featured; scenes shown of Cassie Owens searching through debris for her cousin Will Norton, and Betty the dog reunited with her owners; photo shown of Sally Adams, who turned up safe at her home; obituary for M. Dean Wells quoted. [OWENS - comments.] [Missouri Department of Public Safety Andrea SPILLARS- says it is important that we positively identify these individuals.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(The Weather Channel: Chris Warren) The weather forecast featured; maps shown.
(Houston: Tom Costello) A close call for a small plane over Colorado when the pilot became incapacitated and his wife had to take control reviewed; radio call with the voices of the pilot, his wife, air traffic controller Charlie Rohrer and the Great Lakes pilot who gave instructions to the wife played. [Aviation consultant Capt. John COX- explains what happens when you don’t have enough oxygen.]
(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) Speculation about a presidential run for former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin with the announcement about her bus tour examined; map shown of her planned stops on the way to New Hampshire; details given about the film about her to debut in Iowa, her new PAC website, her new home in Arizona and her high profile appearances; poll findings cited. [May 19, PALIN – says she has that fire in her belly.] [McCain/Palin 2008 finance co-chair Fred MALEK- says nobody knows what she’s going to do.] [“Blind Allegiance to Sarah Palin” author Frank BAILEY- says she could not handle criticism.] [Former Governor Tim PAWLENTY- says he can’t control what other people are going to do.]
(Supreme Court: Pete Williams) The Supreme Court ruling upholding Arizona’s law involving hiring illegal workers featured.
(Studio: Martin Fletcher) The arrest of Bosnian Serb war criminal Ratko Mladic, who is accused of the genocide of thousands of Muslims in Srebrenica in 1995, featured; footage and scenes of Mladic in custody shown; details given about siege of Sarajevo. [Serbian President Boris TADIC- says today we arrested Ratko Mladic.] [Former State Department official James RUBIN- says Mladic’s day has finally come.] The protection of Mladic inside Serbia discussed.
(Joplin: Ron Mott) The first steps toward recovery after the tornado in Joplin, Missouri featured; scenes shown of construction on the Cut Loose Salon. [Builder Darren COLLINS- says there’s got to be a starting point somewhere.] [Styles salon owner Diana BEAVER- comments on inviting Cut Loose owner Diana Collins to share her space.] [D. COLLINS – says we are helping each other.]