MSNBC Dayside: The Mitch Albom Show 16:00 hour anchored by Mitch Albom.
NBC ID: AR56EXS2Q9 | Production Unit: MSNBC Live (Dayside) | Media Type: Aired Show | Media ID: MNBC-DAY-20010809-0006 | Air Date(s): 08/09/2001 | Event Date(s): 08/09/2001
Event Date(s): 08/09/2001 | Event Location(s): Crawford, Texas;Washington, DC;Jerusalem, Israel;Arizona;New York City, New York; | Description: 16:00:00 MSNBC The Mitch Albom Show anchored by Mitch Albom. 16:00:10 MSNBC Live update anchored by Monica Novotny. Video of President George W Bush and First Lady Laura Bush shaking hands with people inside a restaurant near Crawford, Texas on 2001-08-08. 16:00:35 Novotny reports that George W Bush is set to make his announcement on his decision to federally fund stem cell research tonight from Crawford, Texas. Microscopic video of an embryo seen. Rear shot of a lab technician holding a tube with blood. 16:00:50 Novotny is joined by NBC News correspondent Joe Johns live outside The White House in Washington, DC. Johns reports on the difficulty to have a unified response to Bush's announcement tonight because many Congressmen and Congresswomen are on vacation. Bump video of Democratic Colorado Representative Diana Degette commenting on stem cell research. Johns reports that a number of demonstrators opposed to government funding for embryonic stem cell research prayed outside The White House in Washington, DC earlier today. Bump video. 16:03:56 Graphic plug for www.msnbc.com. 16:04:00 Novotny reports that Bush is calling for Palestinian President Yasser Arafat to arrest those responsible for today's bombing of a busy Sbarro's pizzeria in Jerusalem, Israel earlier today, killing at least 19 people and injuring numerous more. Bump video. 16:04:21 Novotny reports that a tour bus collided with a motor home on a highway leading to the Grand Canyon in Valle, Arizona. Graphic map of Valle, Arizona. 16:04:42 Novotny reports that lawyers for Andrea Yates, who admitted to drowning her five children in their home on 2001-06-20, are now responding to the death penalty charges against her. Bump video. They are going to hold a press conference in Houston, Texas shortly. 16:05:00 Novotny reports that two former Philadelphia Eagles cheerleaders are suing 23 National Football League (NFL) teams, claiming visiting teams' players and employees spied on them in their dressing room during Eagles home games. Bump video. 16:05:25 Novotny reports that professional tennis player Serena Williams claims that she has overcome her serious addiction of shopping on the internet. Insert still of Williams. 16:06:04 The Mitch Albom Show continues. 16:06:20 Albom and his co-hosts Ken Brown and Rachel Nevada comment on singer Mariah Carey's nervous breakdown. Audio clip of Carey's voicemail leaving a message for her fans. Slow motion video clips of Carey posing for the media. Slow motion video of Carey performing in New York City, New York. They discuss numerous celebrities overcoming addictions and problems. Insert still of entertainer Whitney Houston. Bump video of actor Ben Affleck. They compare the different problems average people face to the problems celebrities face. 16:11:21 Albom is joined by publicist Ronnie Lippon live via telephone. They discuss the media attention given to celebrities after coming back from a personal problem. They discuss how people are supposed to react to Carey checking herself out of the hospital after a nervous breakdown. 16:17:00"Market Watch" update anchored by Monica Novotny. Graphic listing today's closing stock market numbers. 16:17:20 Novotny reports that retailers report that department stores have faced tougher times last month as discount stores fared better. Bump video. 16:17:36 Novotny reports that the Labor Department says that the number of Americans seeking initial unemployment benefits increased more than what the economists expected. Bump video. 16:22:04 Live video of today's in studio musical group CJ Chenier& The Red Hot Louisiana Band performing in the studio. Shot of their latest compact disc (CD) cover titled"Step It Up!" seen. 16:23:09 Graphic plug for www.mitchalbom.com seen over a scrolling shot of the website. 16:23:23 Albom and his co-hosts discuss the perks celebrities enjoy. They discuss Carey checking herself in and out of the hospital. Audio clip of Carey leaving a message for her fans on a voicemail. 16:24:50 Albom talks to a caller as he comments on his opinions about celebrities and the media coverage they get. 16:25:56 Albom is joined by"US Weekly" editor Charlie Leerhsen live via telephone. They discuss the media coverage Carey and certain other celebrities receive and the effects on their private lives due to the coverage. Albom questions if Carey deserves sympathy.