This program is 29 minutes long
(Capitol Hill: Sharyl Attkisson) A look by Congress at banks' complex and murky credit card practices presented; scenes shown from hearings. [Credit card user Bob ROLLS- talks about his credit.] [Senator Norm COLEMAN - reads statement.] [In testimony, consumer Wesley WANNEMACHER- cites his fees and interest.] [Chase Credit Services CEO Richard SREDNICKI- apologizes to Wannemacher.] [Senator Carl LEVIN - says we will keep the spotlight on.] The example of "universal default" discussed.
(Studio: Anthony Mason) The rising foreclosure rates for subprime mortgage loans as banks crack down on credit examined. [Mortgage holder Edward BOOKER - reacts to risin' costs.] [Apple Mortgage president Eric APPELBAUM - talks about "easy money."] [Economy.com economist Mark ZANDI- cites the impact on the housing market.] The threat to middle class homeowners discussed.
(Washington: Bob Orr) The Congressional investigation of the conditions at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center examined; details given about the impact of the situation on many military careers. [Representative C.W. "Bill" YOUNG- recounts the story of a soldier on just a black urine-soaked mattress.] [Army Surgeon General Kevin KILEY - responds.] [Walter Reed commission Donna SHALALA- says President Bush is anxious to move quickly.]
(Studio: Katie Couric) V.A. statistics on mental health problems among veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan cited.
(Belchertown, Massachusetts: Sharyn Alfonsi) The tragic story of Marine Cpl. Jeff Lucey, who suffered from depression, examined. [Father Kevin LUCEY- recounts finding his son hanging from the garden hose; states Jeff was just warehoused at the Massachusetts V.A. hospital despite his suicidal thoughts.] [Mother Judy LUCEY- explains why Jeff drank.] [Veterans for America Bobby MULLER - says the V.A. can't treat the vets.]
(Wales: Sheila MacVicar) The big business for US companies of green, alternative energy in Europe examined; details given about experimental use of solar power in Wales by an American businessman and about the German use of solar power; scenes shown of solar panels. [G24 Innovations chairman Robert HERTZBERG- talks about renewable energy; states Europe is more receptive to solar power and it has a sense of urgency about "greening up."] [Testifying in Washington, New Energy Finance CEO Michael LIEBREICH- says the US should be the world leader in energy efficiency.]
(Studio: Katie Couric) Tomorrow's segment previewed.
(Atlanta: Mark Strassmann) The dismissal of astronaut Lisa Nowak from NASA due to her arrest on kidnapping charges in her bizarre love triangle story examined; details given about the racy e-mails between shuttle pilot Bill Oefelein and Air Force Capt. Colleen Shipman. [Space analyst Bill HARWOOD - says this has been embarrassing for NASA.]
(Grant, Iowa: Cynthia Bowers) The project in Grant, Iowa, to transform old blue jeans into a one-of-a-kind quilt intended to warm wounded American soldiers featured; scenes shown from retiree Andrea Holldorf's sewing room. [HOLLDORF - talks about the quilt project; recounts how many boxes of jeans she now gets.]