Guests and Topics for May 7

Here's what is on tap for Friday:

'FOX & Friends First' (6 a.m. ET)

U.S. troops in Iraq pound fighters loyal to radical cleric Al-Sadr (search). Will this latest campaign bring an end to rebellion in the region? We’ll ask retired U.S. Army Special Forces Detachment Commander Buck Davis.

Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld (search) faces questioning on Capitol Hill over the abuse of Iraqi prisoners. Should he take the blame for the scandal? Fox News contributors Mike Gallagher, syndicated radio talk show host, and Ellis Henican, columnist for New York Newsday, join the debate.

Plus, what was it like to be with “Friends” from the beginning? We’ll ask actor James Michael Tyler, who played Gunther at Central Perk.

'FOX & Friends' (7 a.m. ET)

The fate of kidnapped American engineer Aban Elias, remains unclear. We’ll get reaction to his abduction from Marilyn Johnson, a family friend.

The investigation into the Iraqi prisoner abuse scandal is underway. Who's to blame for these acts? Retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Tom McInerney, Fox News military analyst, weighs in.

As Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld prepares to give testimony on Capitol Hill, we’ll be joined by Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., chairman of the Select Intelligence Committee.

President Bush says he's sorry for abuses inflicted on Iraq prisoners and pledges to bring those responsible to justice. Is this enough damage control, or is there more work to be done? We’ll ask former Speaker of the House, Newt Gingrich, Fox News political contributor.

The president is heating up the campaign trail. What strategy will keep him ahead of rival John Kerry? We’ll get insight from Joe Allbaugh, campaign manager for Bush-Cheney 2000 and former FEMA director.

We’ll get a preview of this week’s edition of “FOX News Sunday” from host Chris Wallace.

President Bush pauses to comfort a teenager who lost her mother on his campaign tour across the Midwest. What was it like hugging the leader of the free world? We’ll ask Ashley Faulkner.

Plus, looking ahead to Mother's Day, we’ll get grilling recipes easy enough for dad from Rick Browne, host of “Barbecue America.”

And, Meredith Vieira has moderated "The View" since it went on the air nearly seven years ago. Now she is provide much-needed support to American moms.

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