This program is 29 minutes long
(Studio: Sharyn Alfonsi) The government plan to overhaul the regulation of the nation's financial system examined; details given about the impact of the credit/mortgage crunch. [Center for Economic and Policy Research Dean BAKER- says the proposal does not have teeth because the banking system needs regulation as indicated by the Bear Stearns collapse.] [Treasury Secretary Henry PAULSON - comments.] A Congressional look at helping mortgage holders discussed.
(Washington: John Hendren) Report from CIA director Michael Hayden on the threat to the US from Al Qaeda fighters training along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border examined; details given about the disaster resulting from Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf allowing the tribal groups to operate freely. ["On Meet the Press," HAYDEN - comments on the look of Al Qaeda; notes the safe haven for Al Qaeda and the training there.] [Former head of CIA's bin Laden unit Michael SCHEUER- says Al Qaeda has the operatives to attack.]
(Baghdad: Miguel Marquez) The order from Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr for his militia to stop shooting in the fighting in the area south of Baghdad, Iraq, featured; scenes shown of the fighting in Baghdad's Sadr City and of relative quiet in Basra. [3rd Infantry Div. Brig. Gen. Jim HUGGINS- comments on the increased number of attacks.] [Sadr spokesman Saleh al-UBAIDI- says we are looking to peace.] The pressure now on Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki noted.
(New York: Ron Claiborne) Republican presidential candidate Senator John McCain and his support of the Iraq war examined; map shown of McCain's Service to America tour stops. [McCAIN - says these stops were sites of formative experiences.] [Political analyst Stuart ROTHENBERG- says the Democrats will tie the war around McCain's neck.]
(Harrisburg: David Wright) The campaigning by Senators Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama in Pennsylvania featured; scenes shown of Obama with dairy cows at Penn State University, at a diner and a bowling alley. [OBAMA - speaks about his visit.] [Senator Robert CASEY - says it is a way for Obama to connect with the people.] ["Time" magazine Mark HALPERIN- assesses Obama's strategy in Pennsylvania.] Clinton's lead in the state noted.
(London: Mike Lee) The vote in Zimbabwe that may oust President Robert Mugabe, an international hero turned dictator, featured; scenes shown of the country racked by breath-taking inflation and a runaway AIDS epidemic. [Zimbabwe journalist Basildon PETA- says he cannot win an election.]
(New York: Gigi Stone) The increased price of breakfast food examined; sample prices cited. [Shoppers Linda MILLER, Karen FITZGERALD- worry about the cost of food.] ["Barron's Financial Magazine" editor Mike SANTOLI- assesses the price system.]
(Los Angeles: Lisa Fletcher) The television milestone for Cesar Millan, the dog whisperer, featured; scenes shown of dogs and owners. [MILLAN - talks about working with dogs and owners; explains how he reprograms Luna, the dog.]
(Studio: David Muir) Millan's show tonight on the National Geographic Channel mentioned.