Topics and Guests, Sept. 3

The U.S.-led coalition in Iraq hands over the south-central part of the country to an international force led by Poland.

Jim Angle reports: President Bush says he wants the U.N. (search) to have more responsibility in rebuilding Iraq. Secretary of State Colin Powell (search) is drafting a resolution that will seek international assistance in the war-torn country.

GUEST PREVIEW: Retired Army Maj. Gen. Bob Scales will weigh in on the latest military strategy in both Afghanistan (search) and Iraq (search).

Greg Palkot reports: Iraq’s Governing Council (search) swears in new appointees that will hold office until formal elections take place. Meanwhile, demonstrators took to the streets in Baghdad to demand more security for religious leaders after the death of Ayatollah Mohammed Baqir al-Hakim (search).

Major Garrett reports: Two of the biggest names in California's historic recall election are drawing more scrutiny over their absence than their presence.  Arnold Schwarzenegger (search) has decided to skip the first televised debate and Governor Gray Davis (search) has unleashed a TV ad in which he is not the star.

William Lajeunesse reports: Lieutenant Governor Cruz Bustamante (search) has received nearly $3 million from California Indian tribes. Gambling revenue gives the tribes a big political voice; we’ll have the story.

Brian Wilson reports: Congress resumes business as usual and at the top of the agenda is an investigation of the Blackout of 2003 (search). We’ll give the details.

Eric Shawn reports: John Kerry tries to make a splash in the campaign trail, has his official entrance into the race changed his status in the polls? And could another candidate be preparing to throw his hat into the race? Is there a chance that General Wesley Clark will make a run for the White House?

Details on those stories and more on Special Report with Brit Hume.

— Guests and topics are subject to change