This program is 28 minutes long
(Studio: Betsy Stark) The high anxiety over the economy examined; statistics on the drop in bank stocks cited; details given about problems with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and on an emergency order from the SEC about investors. [President BUSH - says the banking system is sound.] [In response to question from Senator Richard Shelby, Federal Reserve Board chairman Ben BERNANKE- says our banking system is well capitalized; comments on the economy's difficulties.] [At hearings, Treasury Secretary Henry PAULSON - comments.] [Brookings Inst. economist Douglas ELMENDORF- comments on government intervention.]
(Studio: Charles Gibson) The fear factor regarding the economy noted.
(Washington: David Muir) The view from financial planners about the safety of money in the mortgage crisis examined. [Financial Planning Assn. president Mark JOHANNESSEN, investors Richard SALZMAN, Sara JONES, Legacy Wealth Partners president Brad LEVIN- talk about money, banks, safety, retirement and investments.]
(Studio: Charles Gibson) Live discussion held with Stanford Group vice president Anne Mathias, Citigroup economist Louis Alexander and Ariel Investment president Mellody Hobson about the state of the economy. [ALEXANDER, MATHIAS, HOBSON - offer views on the problems in the economy, the pain for individual people, the pessimism in the market, the overreaction in the financial market, how people can make sure their money is safe.]
(Studio: Charles Gibson, George Stephanopoulos) The findings of an ABC News/"Washington Post" poll on the presidential candidates and foreign affairs knowledge and the economy and the lead of Obama over McCain among registered and likely voters discussed.
(Washington: Jan Crawford Greenberg) A videotape of a teenage terrorism suspect, Omar Khadr, held at Guantanamo Bay for six years examined; scenes shown of the tape released by Canadian lawyers; details given about the death of American Christopher Speer from a grenade thrown by Khadr in a firefight. [Retired Army Sgt. Lane MORRIS- criticizes Khadr as a man on a mission.]
(Los Angeles: Miguel Marquez) Findings of a large medical study on the nation's sedentary kids examined; statistics on the drop in children's activity from age nine to 15 cited. [University of California at San Diego professor Phillip NADER- notes the sharp decline in activity; states it's a societal decline with age.] [Teen Ryan RIPARETTI- comments on his activities.]
(New York: Sharyn Alfonsi) All-Star Texas Rangers baseball player Josh Hamilton profiled; scenes shown of Hamilton hitting homers at the Home Run Derby last night. [HAMILTON - talks about his addiction.] ["ESPN the Magazine" writer Tim KEOWN- talks about Hamilton's problems.]