This program is 28 minutes long
(Studio: Betsy Stark) The announcement from oil man T. Boone Pickens that the solution to the dependence on foreign oil is wind power featured; details given about his plans for Great Plains wind to generate electricity. [PICKENS - says we got ourselves into a trap.] [Environmental Defense Fund president Fred KRUPP- says it is time for America to act.] [Energy Department wind division Jim JOHNSON- says we have the wind resources.] The building of the biggest wind farm in the US in Texas noted.
(Washington: Jake Tapper) The approaches of presidential candidates Senators John McCain and Barack Obama to energy options examined; details given about their positions on nuclear, offshore drilling, clean coal and biofuels. [McCAIN, OBAMA - talk about energy.] [Eurasia Group Divya REDDY- says coal technology is costly and biofuel technology is not there.]
(Studio: Charles Gibson) The drop in oil prices noted.
(Arlington, Virginia: Lisa Stark) ABC News exclusive report on a Medicare fraud in which medical equipment is ordered using the identification of dead doctors examined; details given about the Medicare billing system that paid false claims. [Senator Norm COLEMAN - comments on the program.]
(Port-au-Prince: Dan Harris) An experiment to buy a child in Haiti presented; scenes shown from Port-au-Prince of a hidden camera report on the negotiations to purchase a child and of the life of an 8-year-old child there.
(Studio: Charles Gibson) Later coverage of this story on "Nightline" noted.
(New York: David Muir) A new study finding the success of diets can be linked to keeping a food diary examined. [Kaiser Permanente investigator Victor STEVENS- says food records helped the dieters.] [Study participant Julie SATTERWHITE, dieter Valerie HUDSON - comment on dieting.]
(Studio: Charles Gibson) What was eaten at last night's dinner at the G-8 summit reported; menu items mentioned.
(Newark, New Jersey:John Berman) The Elizabeth Avenue Eagles baseball team of Newark, New Jersey, featured; scenes shown from the ball field in a city battling gangs, drugs and violence. [Coach Rodney MASON- likens the team to the Bad News Bears.] [Grandmother Irene McKOY, player Derek FYKES- talk about the team.]