This program is 29 minutes long
(Philadelphia: Jake Tapper) Obama's speech on race featured; Obama family photos shown. [OBAMA - says Wright's comments were wrong and divisive; states Wright has been like family to him so he cannot disown him; comments on the racial grievances and resentment felt by the white middle class; talks about building a coalition in a country with a tragic past.]
(Studio: Charles Gibson; Washington: George Stephanopoulos) The Obama camp's concern about the threat by Wright's sermons, Obama's along association with his pastor, how this speech can reassure his vote base and his act of honor in refusing to denounce Wright discussed.
(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.
(Atlanta: Steve Osunsami) How black Americans are trying to explain their church presented; details given of the view that sermons are performances of exaggeration. [On the street, three black PEOPLE - comment on their church.] [OBAMA - speaks about the church.] [Providence Missionary Baptist Church pastor Gerald DURLEY- explains the black sermon.]
(Studio: Charles Gibson) Further coverage on "Nightline" noted.
(Studio: Betsy Stark) The Fed's battle against economic calamity examined; details given about the risk of inflation linked to cutting interest rates due to the drop in the value of the dollar. [DMJ Advisors David JONES- cites an improvement in the market psychology.] [Bankrate.con Greg McBRIDE- says the Fed is fighting the fire of credit.]
(Supreme Court: Jan Crawford Greenburg) The historic debate over the Second Amendment and the right to own a gun examined; questions and statements from Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Stephen Breyer, Samuel Alito and Antonin Scalia quoted. [DC resident Shelly PARKER- wants a gun.]
(Decatur and Bloomfield, Indiana: Chris Bury) The tours of duty in Iraq by the people of the Indiana National Guard featured; family photos and video from Iraq shown. [Near Decatur, Stan and Tommy STOPPENHAGEN- express concern over all three sons serving in Iraq.] [In Iraq, Zach, Josh and Jake STOPPENHAGEN- comment on joining.] [76th Infantry Brigade commander Col. Corey CARR- talks about the war.] [Mother Lola ROBERTS, daughter Sgt. Samantha FALK- comment on the experience.] [In Bloomfield, Christie BLADEN- talks about support.]
(New York: John McKenzie) The findings of Alzheimer's disease research examined; details given about the role of exercise in preventing plaque buildup. [Alzheimer's disease victim's daughter Fran HERSKOWITZ - worries.] [University of Chicago professor Sangram SISODIA, Mayo Clinic Dr. Ronald PETERSEN- comment on plaque destruction and exercise.]