MSNBC Dayside: The Mitch Albom Show 16:30 hour anchored by Mitch Albom.
NBC ID: ARUO9FR1KM | 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): Cape Canaveral, Florida;Chicago, Illinois;Jerusalem, Israel; | Description: 16:30:00 MSNBC The Mitch Albom Show anchored by Mitch Albom. 16:31:04 MSNBC Live update anchored by Monica Novotny. 16:31:13 Novotny reports that President George W Bush will announce tonight whether he plans to allow federal funding for stem cell research. Bump video. 16:31:42 Novotny reports that the"New York Post" reports that Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz was hired as a consultant by a British law firm for an appeal on behalf of Abdel Basset Ali al-Megrahi, who was sentenced to life imprisonment by a Scottish court for his involvement of the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103. Video of Dershowitz sitting in a chair inside an office. Shot of two workers inspecting the cockpit of the bombed Pan Am Flight 103 plane. Video of a photographer inspecting his camera as he stands next to the wreckage. Video of two workers walking among the debris from the plane. 16:32:08 Novotny reports that millionaire Steve Fossett is high above the Pacific Ocean on his journey around the world in a hot air balloon. Bump video. 16:32:34 Novotny reports on the expected lift off for the Space Shuttle Discovery from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Live shot of the space shuttle sitting on its launch pad. 16:32:55 Live shot ends. 16:32:56 Novotny reports on the continuing heat wave across the northeast United States. Graphic map of the northeastern US with Boston, Massachusetts, New York and Washington, DC highlighted. Video of a firefighter in full gear getting hosed down in Chicago, Illinois. Video of firefighters seated on a grassy knoll as one firefighter hands another firefighter a gallon of water. Bump video. 16:33:30 Novotny previews upcoming topics on"Newsfront" over bump video. 16:34:04 The Mitch Albom Show continues. 16:34:08 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. Albom and the band members converse. 16:35:04 Graphic plug for www.mitchalbom.com seen over a scrolling shot of the website. 16:35:18 Albom and his co-hosts Ken Brown and Rachel Nevada continue to comment on today's topic of whether or not singer Mariah Carey deserves the amount of publicity and sympathy for checking herself in and out of a hospital after a nervous breakdown. Bump video of Carey. 16:37:05 Albom talks to callers as they join in the discussion about celebrities dealing with personal problems and the media coverage given to them. Graphic plug for firstname.lastname@example.org. 16:38:11 Albom is joined again by"US Weekly" editor Charlie Leerhsen live via telephone. They continue to discuss celebrities and their comeback trails and the media coverage dedicated to them. 16:40:55 Albom comments on the suicide bombing in a Sbarro pizzeria in Jerusalem, Israel earlier today, which killed at least 15 people and injured numerous others. Bump video. 16:41:46 Albom is joined by American University professor and Middle East Institute's John Calabrese live via telephone. They discuss what the mentality of a young person is when they decide to involve themselves in something such as a suicide bombing. Bump video. They discuss the religious influence on the mentality of those in the Middle East. Bump video. 16:51:58 Live video of CJ Chenier& The Red Hot Louisiana Band performing. Albom and the band members converse. 16:53:25 Nevada reports on today's stock market numbers. Graphic listing today's closing stock market numbers. 16:53:40 Albom is joined by"Vanity Fair" contributing editor Buzz Bissinger live via telephone. Shot of the cover for the latest issue of"Vanity Fair." Shot of the article written by"A Darker Shade ofRose." They discuss his article on former Major League Baseball (MLB) Player Pete Rose facing more allegations that he used a corked bat, invested in a drug deal, among other things. Insert still of Rose's former friend Tommy Gioiosa. Bump video. Rose claims that"Vanity Fair" paid Gioiosa for this interview to say those things.