This program is 29 minutes long
(Syracuse, New York: Nancy Cordes) The NTSB push for a solution to the problem of potential airplane collisions examined; NTSB animation shown of two runway near-collisions; scenes shown from Syracuse of a runway incursion demonstration; details given about a warning system. [NTSB member Steven CHEALANDER- says 307 people dodged a bullet.] [NTSB chairman Mark ROSENKER- says it is time to do something because the technologies are out there.] [Inside a plane, Honeywell flight ops director Markus JOHNSON- comments on the time saved.] [FAA CEO Hank KRAKOWSKI- says there is no silver bullet.]
(Nashville: Katie Couric) The safety issue of pilot fatigue reported; FAA/NASA/NTSB statistics cited.
(New York: Anthony Mason) The slumping retail sales examined; statistics on sales figures from several major stores cited. [NPD Group retail analyst Marshal COHEN- calls it "hesitation holiday" during a "crisis in confidence"; states we have to deal with the sub-prime crisis and the declining dollar.] [In Dallas, SHOPPER - comments.] [In response to a question from Senator Charles Schumer, BERNANKE - refuses to declare a recession.] [At the stock market, Seaport Securities Ted WEISBERG- comments.]
(San Francisco: John Blackstone) The troubled waters of the bay featured; scenes shown of oily birds and water; details given about the problems of containing the oil that is now washing ashore. [O'Brien's Group cleanup contractor Barry McFARLAND, Coast Guard Capt. William UBERTI- talk about the floating oil spill.]
(Islamabad: Sheila MacVicar) The state of emergency in Pakistan updated; scenes shown of a demonstration. [Pakistani President Pervez MUSHARRAF - says elections must be held as soon as possible.] [President BUSH - comments on Musharraf.]
(El Paso, Texas: Cynthia Bowers) A revolutionary experiment to shape up America's kids in Texas with required physical education in the schools featured; scenes shown from a suburban Dallas middle school; statistics on adolescent physical fitness cited. [Lewisville, Texas, state senator Jane NELSON- calls this the most serious health crisis.] [Student Garrett BRAUN- backs a system for measuring the kids' fitness levels.] [The Cooper Clinic Dr. Kenneth COOPER - comments on the fitness program for kids.] [El Paso student Valerie GARCIA - explains why she wrote a letter to Senator Nelson.]
(Ottumwa, Iowa: Dean Reynolds) The campaigning by Senator Barack Obama featured; scenes shown from Iowa. [In speeches, OBAMA - campaigns against Senator Hillary Clinton.] [In interview, OBAMA - says the dynamics of the race have changed.] [Iowa caucus voter Nancy NIELAND- speaks about Obama.] ["Rothenberg Political Report" Stuart ROTHENBERG- assesses Obama's attack strategy.]