This program is 29 minutes long
(White House: Savannah Guthrie) The federal government's overhaul of the financial system to give the Federal Reserve more power to regulate Wall Street to keep the market stable examined; details given about the specifics of the proposal to deal with the faltering economy. [CNBC Steve LIESMAN- says the message to Wall Street is no more free ride.] [Drexel University professor Joseph MASON- says the proposals don't address the current crisis.]
(Englewood, New Jersey: Trish Regan) The front lines of the economic downturn that started in housing and has now affected consumer spending featured. [Contractor Peter GARFINKEL, home renovator Ignesa UHDELKEL- outline their jobs and the impact.] [Economist Joe LAHOYA- talks about the consumer.]
(Kentucky: Ron Allen) Senator Hillary Clinton's determined campaigning in Indiana and Kentucky featured; details given about the issue of her staying in the race. [CLINTON - talks about people getting the chance to vote.] [Washingtonpost.com Mary Ann AKERS- says Senator John McCain has the advantage.] [In response to question, CLINTON - says this spirited contest is a plus.] The pledged delegates and superdelegates math outlined on screen. ["Chicago Sun-Times" Lynn SWEET- suggests the uncommitted superdelegates could decide sooner.] [In North Carolina, Chelsea CLINTON - says Florida should count.]
(Studio: Hoda Kotb) What Senator Barack Obama has said about the "Hillary thing" and the race question introduced.
(Johnstown, Pennsylvania: Lee Cowen) Senator Barack Obama's campaign in Pennsylvania featured; map shown of cities he will hit; details given about the demographics of the state favoring Clinton. [OBAMA - promises more town hall meetings....] [Senator Bob CASEY - speaks about Obama.] [University of Pennsylvania at Johnstown professor Ray WRABLEY- offers analysis.]
(Baghdad: Ned Colt) The roots of the latest wave of violence started in Basra between Shiite militia loyal to Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr and Iraqi security forces featured; scenes shown from the fighting in the streets. [Center for Strategic and International Studies Christine WORMUTH- says this is a high-stakes game for Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki and his security forces.] [Iraqi foreign minister Hoshyar ZEBARI- comments on the operation.] The second day of curfew in Baghdad noted; scenes shown of American troops on patrol in Sadr City.
(Washington: Lisa Myers) The efforts by Wal-Mart to get health insurance money paid to Debbei Shank after her traffic accident and legal settlement from the trucking company examined; scenes shown of the Shanks together; details given about the language from Wal-Mart's health plan and the court ruling in the company's favor. [Husband Jim SHANK - describes the accident that caused brain damage; asks for a break from Wal-Mart.] [US Chamber of Commerce Randy JOHNSON- comments on the reasons for the reimbursement clause.]
(Atlanta: Ron Mott) The plans for major world cities to turn off non-essential lights at night for Earth Hour featured; scenes shown of lights out in several cities. [World Wildlife Fund Carter ROBERTS- hopes for bigger energy commitments.] [In Atlanta, Georgia Power Lee CRONAN, Mayor Shirley FRANKLIN- comment on turning off the lights in Atlanta.]
(Los Angeles: John Larson) The physical education program in one California town that features skateboarding featured; scenes shown from a Fillmore school gym class. [Teacher Dave McDONALD, student Jaynessa LOPEZ- talk about skateboards in P.E.]