Anderson’s in DC covering
the State of the Union, Michael’s still in New York
and gives his response to the speech as far as the
situation in Iraq. (”Political gymnastics” is his
Michael’s in New York
City and joins Anderson in the studio to discuss the
fate of abducted journalist Jill Carroll. Does the
fact that she can speak the language and has shown
herself to be sympathetic to the plight of the Iraqi
people hold any sway with her captors?
Michael also talks about his own brief abduction by Zarqawi’s al-Qaeda group; he is the only Western journalist grabbed by them who was released alive. Further details were not released until the airing of Frontline’s "The Insurgency," which included footage of the incident.
Michael was in NYC and
did a live interview on the Mark Riley
(which was then split and aired on two successive days;
I have pasted it back into one piece.)
Among the topics covered were Jill Carroll's abduction,
Saddam Hussein's trial, and the insurgency.
Mark Riley Show -- 16:42
Ten days after her
abduction, a video of Jill Carroll was released, the
first assurance that she was still alive. Mick -- in
NYC -- talks to Wolf Blitzer about what might happen
(NOTE: I missed this interview -- flying to NYC, as it happens -- so this clip was taken from a video. And it shows, I’m afraid. When the heck is CNN gonna make their news shows available for download?)