"The Butler" is one of the most hotly anticipated films of the Summer. It tells the story of Eugene Allen, who served as the butler to eight American presidents. Charles Allen is his son, and Wil Haygood wrote the book that inspired the film. They both spoke to Anderson about this extraordinary story.
A brutal murder in Florida leaves a 26-year old woman dead. It was made worse after Derek Medina confessed to the killing on Facebook, and shared a picture of the grisly scene. Medina used the social media site to blame her for abusing him and wrote "Im going to prison or death sentence for killing my wife love you guys miss you guys takecare Facebook people you will see me in the news." Wolf spoke to Dr. Drew about what could possibly make someone do something like this.
Tonight, parts of 21 states are under flood watches or warning. The rising water turning deadly in Oklahoma, where a man was swept away while trying to save his daughter from a stranded vehicle. But it was a much different scene outside of Nashville. Flooding there trapped the Marlin family, including five week old Lauren. But fire fighters there arrived in time to carry the infant to safety, and rescue the rest of her family. Rebecca and Jeremiah Marlin spoke to Wolf about their ordeal.
President Obama facing reporters, for his first major press conference since April. He did it just before leaving for a week-long vacation in Martha's Vineyard. Some of the toughest questions were about his relationship with Russian President Putin, Edward Snowden, and the NSA programs he exposed. Wolf discussed all of it with senior political analyst David Gergen, chief White House correspondent Jessica Yellin and chief Congressional correspondent Dana Bash.
A reported sighting of Hannah Anderson is giving her family hope she may be found alive. The missing 16-year old was spotted with her alleged abductor, James DiMaggio, in the Idaho wilderness. But what does this report mean for the massive manhunt going on right now? Wolf spoke with John Walsh.
The search for 16-year old Hannah Anderson is now focused on Idaho. Suspect James DiMaggio's car was found in a remote part of the state. A rider on horseback reports spotting a couple in the wilderness who match the description of Anderson and DiMaggio. Tonight, Wolf spoke with Hannah's aunt Andrea Saincome about this latest sighting.
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