This program is 28 minutes long
(New York: John Berman) The maneuver by the Federal Reserve in response to the calamity over the mortgage mess examined; details given about a 28-day loan to the company due to the real estate bubble. [Wharton School professor Susan WACHTER; in conference call, Bear Stearns CEO Alan SCHWARTZ, Portales Partners president Charles PEABODY, Jefferies and Co. analyst Art HOGAN- comment on the financial situation.] [President BUSH - jokes about an "interesting moment."]
(Studio: George Stephanopoulos) Report introduced.
(White House: Martha Raddatz) The president's response to the nation's economy examined; details given about the economic problems and proposals for fixing it. [BUSH - says it is a tough time for the economy; offers caution.] [Maryland professor Peter MORICI- says Bush's programs are not sweeping enough.] [International Strategy and Investment Group Tom GALLAGHER- comments on the spreading credit collapse.]
(Pittsburgh: Jake Tapper) How the candidates are jockeying for the 794 superdelegates examined; details given about Clinton's wining and dining of 17 uncommitted superdelegates. [Representative Jason ALTMIRE- says he asked Clinton what she will do if Obama stays ahead.] [CLINTON - comments on the superdelegates and their role.] [In interview with George Stephanopoulos, Speaker of the House Nancy PELOSI - offers views on the superdelegates.]
(Studio: George Stephanopoulos) Further coverage of the Pelosi interview on "This Week" noted.
(Hong Kong: Stephanie Sy) Tibet burning featured; photos shown from Lhasa of items being set on fire by protesters; details given of the spread of unrest to Nepal and India. [From Lhasa. unidentified EYEWITNESS - describes what happened as the police beat people.] The upcoming Olympic Games in China noted. [Free Tibet spokesman Matt WHITTICASE- says these protests are embarrassing for the Chinese government.]
(Los Angeles: Lisa Fletcher) The home school battle in California, where the state court ruled it a crime for parents without teaching credentials to home school their kids, featured. [Mother and grandmother/home school teachers Rachel and Kirstin SHULTZ, California Teachers Assn. president David SANCHEZ, home school student Samantha WULF, Home School Legal Defense Assn. chairman Mike FARRIS- offer differing opinions on the home school issue.]
(Bethesda, Maryland: Erin Hayes) The future for personalized/individualized health care due to technological advances examined; details given of the story of one family with inherited genetic defects being handled with custom genetic testing and treatment. [Mother Jana MONACO- talks about her children's treatment.] [Scripps Health Dr. Eric TOPOL- talks about the advantages of customized medicine.] [Human Genome Research Inst. director Francis COLLINS- talks about DNA and the right medicine.]
(Seattle: Neal Karlinsky) Starbucks server Sandie Anderson†, who donated a kidney to customer Annamarie Ausnes††, profiled; scenes shown from the Vrigina Mason Medical Center in Tacoma where the transplant took place. [ANDERSON - recounts donating a kidney.] [AUSNES - reacts to what happened.]