This program is 29 minutes long
(Studio: Betsy Stark) The extraordinary about face for the market the day after the Fed's historic rate cut examined; details given about what may have turned the tide and the likelihood of further bad news for the economy. [Jefferies and Co. CIO Art HOGAN, "Financial Times" market reporter Michael HUNTER, Edward Jones market analyst Alan SKRAINKA- assess the market's day.]
(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.
(New York: David Muir) The effect of interest rate cuts by the Federal Reserve on Americans examined; details given about credit cards, home equity, mortgage interest rates, small business owners and for the bank saver. [Ariel Capital Management President Mellody HOBSON- comments on credit card debt and savings for homeowners.] [Bankrate.com analyst Greg McBRIDE- cites the opportunities for homeowners.] [Business owner Dan DELMASTRO- cites his lower loan interest.]
(Studio: Charles Gibson) The meeting of Congressional leaders with Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson about the economic stimulus plan noted.
(Boca Raton: Jake Tapper) The funding problems for Republican presidential candidates a week before the primary in Florida examined; scenes shown of former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and Senator John McCain back in Florida after fund raising. [GIULIANI - comments on after Florida.] [Campaign Media Analysis Group CFO Evan TRACEY, University of Wisconsin-Madison professor Ken GOLDSTEIN- talk about the campaign money.] Mike Huckabee's grounding of his campaign plane and Mitt Romney's spending of his personal fortune noted. [ROMNEY - comments on his investment.]
(Studio: Charles Gibson) The endorsement of McCain by retired Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf and former President Bill Clinton's lecture of reporters about their focus on race in the campaign between Senator Hillary Clinton and Senator Barack Obama noted.
(Jerusalem: Simon McGregor-Woods) The desperate measures in the Middle East region featured; scenes shown of the shelling and Palestinians poring across the border to shop for food and supplies; details given about the restrictions imposed on Gaza by the Israelis to prevent rocket attacks on Israeli towns and the view of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on the border.
(Washington: Lisa Stark) The increase of cases of diabetes examined; scenes shown from the diabetes clinic at the Vanderbilt Children's Hospital; details given about the annual medical cost, about the link of Type 2 diabetes to obesity and the role of weight loss surgery in combatting the disease. [Vanderbilt Children's Hospital Dr. William RUSSELL- comments on the epidemic.] [American Diabetes Assn. Ann ALBRIGHT- cites the significance of the numbers.] [Massachusetts General Hospital diabetes center director Dr. David NATHAN- cites the medical symptoms.] [George Washington University Hospital Dr. Arthur FRANK- comments on managing diabetes.]
(New York: Ryan Owen) The investigation into the death of young actor Heath Ledger that was likely an accidental drug overdose examined; details given about Ledger's prescription drugs; scenes shown from outside his Manhattan home. [NYPD commissioner Raymond KELLY- says no illegal drugs were found.] [The Forensic Panel director Dr. Michael WELNER- says we have to look at Ledger's blood.]
(Miami: Jeffrey Kofman) How Miami kindergarten teacher Juliet Casanova-Perez noticed something wrong with youngster Sophie Howell that turned out to be a brain tumor featured; scenes shown from the classroom and of Sophie. [CASANOVA-PEREZ - recounts thinking Sophie's walk was off.] [Mother Betty HOWELL, Miami Children's Hospital neurologist Dr. David SANDBERG - comment on Sophie's condition.]