This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: Lisa Stark) A government look on the close calls at the nation's airports examined; NTSB animation shown of two runway near-collisions; details given about new alert systems and concern about pilot and air traffic controller fatigue. [NTSB chairman Mark ROSENKER- comments on the potential for runway incursions; expresses frustration.] [Air traffic controller Gary BRITTAIN- says more traffic plus fatigue equals a perfect storm.] [Airline Pilots Assn. International Capt. Terry McVENES- comments on longer work days.]
(Studio: David Muir) The stalling economy on Main Street examined; statistics on three department stores income drops and the dollar value versus the euro and the Canadian dollar cited; details given about the credit crunch and rising oil prices. [Bear Stearns retail analyst Christine AUGUSTINE- assesses consumer spending.] [Jefferies and Co. strategist Art HOGAN- comments on the weakening dollar because we are running in the red.]
(Swat Valley, Pakistan: Martha Raddatz) ABC News exclusive report on the Taliban in the Swat valley of Pakistan featured; scenes shown from the area, including wrecked girls schools, shuttered businesses and a closed park; details given about the flight of families from the valley and the slaughtering of Pakistan government forces.
(Washington: Jake Tapper) Giuliani's statements about Kerik presented. [GIULIANI - says the results were good for the city; admits he should have known about Kerik's activities.]
(Studio: Charles Gibson) Further coverage of the interview on "Nightline" reported.
(Washington: David Kerley) The reports of more health problem for the Aqua-Dots arts and crafts toy product from China linked to health problems in children examined; scenes shown of the boxes and beads containing a "date rape" toxic chemical. [On "Good Morning America," mother Shelby ESSES- describes what happened to her son.] [Arkansas Children's Hospital DOCTOR - talks about the chemicals on the list.]
(Mammoth Lakes, California: Neal Karlinsky) The role of "bear whisperer" Steve Searles in helping control the bears in the resort town of Mammoth Lakes, California, featured; scenes shown of the bears strolling around looking for food. [SEARLES - says he adopted the role of head bear; shows his bear gear to enforce the rules for the bears.] [Resident Jan DELANEY- says we don't want the bears shot.]