Monday, December 27, 2004

John Gibson fills in for Bill today.
On The O'Reilly Factor...
Segment Summaries
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Top Story
Massive earthquake in Southern Asia
Guests: Andrew Sundersingh, Relief Worker
Adam Housley, Fox News

A massive earthquake in Southern Asia spawned killer waves that killed thousands from Sri Lanka to Thailand to Indonesia.
Top Story Continued
Massive earthquake in Southern Asia continued
Guests: Devinda Subasingh, Sri Lankan Ambassador
Michael Delaney, Director of Oxfam's Humanitarian Response Department

Continuing conversation on the devastation in Southern Asia. Sri Lanka was hit hardest with more than 12,000 people reported dead there.
Unresolved Problems Segment
New threats from Osama?
Guests: Larry Korb, Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress
Peter Brookes, Senior Fellow at the Heritage Foundation

A new audiotape is being broadcast on Al-Jazeera TV with threats from a man purported to be Osama Bin Laden.
Factor Flashback Segment
Demonizing political opposition
Demonizing political opposition...It is happening more and more in the USA. The Factor replays Bill's recent discussion with conservative commentator Ann Coulter, author of "How to Talk to a Liberal If You Must."
Second Factor Flashback Segment
Reggie White
The sudden death of football great Reggie White. The former NFL All-Pro died in his sleep yesterday at the age of 43. Last year, White talked with Bill O'Reilly about integration and affirmative action; two of the topics in his new book called "Broken Promises, Blinded Dreams: Taking Charge of Your Destiny."
Personal Story Segment
Relief efforts in Southern Asia
Guest: Dr. Harley Benz, Chief Scientist at the National Earthquake Information Center.

Relief efforts are underway in Southern Asia right now after the killer tsunamis that left more than 23,000 dead and wiped out coastal villages in 9 countries. How prepared is the US for a natural disaster of this magnitude?
Back of Book Segment
Holiday Travel Nightmare
Guest: Terry Trippler, Manager of a Passenger Advocacy Website

It was a Christmas nightmare at the airport for thousands of holiday travelers this weekend after labor problems, bad weather and computer glitches left them stranded.
Books Mentioned

Broken Promises, Blinded Dreams
by Reggie White