Topics and Guests, February 6

Tonight on Special Report with Brit Hume:

As Secretary of State Colin Powell sits before a Senate committee, justifying his department's foreign affairs budget, U.S. lawmakers voice confidence in his ability to handle the delicate situation in Iraq as diplomatically as possible.


• Pre-emptive attacks on North Korea's nuclear facilities would trigger a "total war," the communist state warns after U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld labels the North's government a "terrorist regime."

• Democrats will attempt to filibuster the nomination of Miguel Estrada for Washington's U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals before the vote on his confirmation.

• More than two decades after he became America's oldest president, Ronald Reagan turns 92 in Los Angeles.

Details on these stories and more on Special Report with Brit Hume.
— Guests and topics are subject to change