This program is 28 minutes long
(Studio: Brian Ross) The revelation to "60 Minutes" from Ruth Madoff, wife of Bernie Madoff, that they tried to kill themselves with pills on Christmas Eve after his fraud story broke examined; details given of the suicide of son Mark. [Security guard Nick CASALE†- questions the Madoff suicide story.] [For "20/20," Mark's wife Stephanie MADOFF - says Mark questioned his mother for standing by his father.]
(San Francisco: Abbie Boudreau) The confrontation in Oakland between protesters and police featured; scenes shown from last night's eruption using tear gas to break up the occupy Oakland protesters. [PROTESTER - comments.] [Oakland acting police chief Howard JORDAN†- defends police actions to stop the crowd.] Pew Research Poll findings on the support for occupy Wall Street protesters cited. The police crackdown in Atlanta noted; scenes shown of the occupy protesters in San Francisco.
(Studio: David Muir) The plight of college graduates drowning in debt examined; debt statistics cited; details given of the plan from President Obama for adjusting payments based on income; student photos shown. [OBAMA - cites the loan debt for him and his wife.] [Project on Student Debt president Lauren ASHER†- says private loans are underregulated and risky.] ["National Journal" director Ron BROWNSTEIN†- cites the potential for a lost generation.] Tips for student debt discussed.
(Studio: John Berman) The plight of the middle class as the upper class income skyrockets examined; CBO statistics cited; details given about bonuses and taxes. [Bonnie and Declan CANNON†- comments on their finances.] [University of California at Berkeley professor Robert REICH†- asks are we all in the same boat.] [ABC News consultant Matthew DOWD†- cites the middle class frustration.] [Starbucks CEO Howard SCHULTZ - says it is about Americans helping Americans.]
(Denver: Clayton Sandell) The snowfall in Denver two days after 80 degree weather featured; scenes shown of snow-laden trees snapping down on power lines.
(Los Angeles: Jim Avila) The dramatic day in the defense in the trial of Dr. Conrad Murray for his role in the death of Michael Jackson featured; scenes shown from the courtroom where character witnesses praised Murray. [Murray patient Ruby MOSLEY†- praises Murray.] [Defense attorney Dana COLE†- says the defense had to try to humanize Murray.]
(New York: Cecilia Vega) How the act of smiling makes you happier featured; scenes shown of lots of people smiling; details given about the scientific explanation in the University of Virginia study. [Three PEOPLE - talk about smiling.]