This program is 29 minutes long
(New York: Anthony Mason) The sigh of relief on Wall Street the day after examined; scenes shown from the market floor; home sales and GDP figures cited. [Seaport Securities Ted WEISBERG- says it's calmer.] [Before Congress, Federal Reserve Board chairman Ben BERNANKE - comments on the market and the US economy.] [PNC Financial chief economist Stuart HOFFMAN- offers assessment of the economy and market.] The technical problems on the trading floor yesterday and today discussed.
(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.
(Summit, New Jersey: Byron Pitts) The impact of the market plunge on Main Street examined; scenes shown from Summit, New Jersey; statistics on American households participating in the stock market via retirement accounts etc. cited. [Dominick and Dominick LLC broker Jason APTER, investment GUY, investing dentist Michael SUTTON, CBS financial consultant Ray MARTIN - offer perspectives on the market.]
(Chicago: Cynthia Bowers) Homeless families with children featured; two family scenes shown. [In a shelter, mothers Melissa ZOWASKI, Yolanda DeNEAL- comment on their situations.]
(White House: Jim Axelrod) The plans for a two-stage regional conference in and on Iraq with US ambassador to Iraq Zalmay Khalilzad and later Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice representing the US outlined and the agenda of the meetings discussed.
(Studio: Sanjay Gupta) Fixing babies' hearts before they are born featured; diagrams and sonograms of a fetal heart operation shown while the medical procedures are described. [Obstetrician Sally and Jay WILEY - talk about their baby having hypoplastic† left heart syndrome.] [Brigham and Women's Hospital Dr. Louise Wilkins-HAUG††- talks about the surgery.] The recovering baby shown. The baby heart operation and the future for other kinds of in-utero surgery discussed.
(Eagle Pass, Texas: Kelly Cobiella) Illegal border crossings from Mexico into Texas via the Rio Grande featured; scenes shown from the border where illegals are prosecuted, jailed and sent back to Mexico. [Rancher Doug CUNNINGHAM- comments on the decrease in illegals; outlines Mexico's internal problems.] [Border Patrol Randy CLARK- says we have a safe, controlled border.]
(Los Angeles: Bill Whitaker) The success of the popular self-help book and DVD entitled "The Secret" examined; ad claims and scenes from Dallas of "secret meetings" shown [Bodhi Tree Bookstore Harmony Rose ALLOR- cites sales.] [Visionary Rev. Dr. Michael BECKWITH- says what you think about, you bring about.] [Actor Hal SPARKS, Samantha HUMPHREYS - talk about visualizing the secret.] [USC psychologist Jerald JELLISON- calls it hot air....]