This program is 29 minutes long
(Studio: Anthony Mason) President Bush's administration's campaign to restore faith in the economy examined; details given about problems with inflation and housing. [BUSH, Federal Reserve Board chairman Ben BERNANKE, Treasury Secretary Henry PAULSON- promote the economy.] [PNC Financial Services economist Stuart HOFFMAN- outlines the administration's message.] [Eyewear salesman Dave NASSIF, West Virginia home builder Sandy DUNN- talk business.] [In response to a question from Senator Robert Menendez, BERNANKE - comments on uncertainty in housing.] The drop in oil prices cited and the psychological aspects about the economy discussed.
(Encino: Bill Whitaker) The run on the IndyMac bank featured; scenes shown of the people outside the branch in Encino, California; details given about bank accounts being frozen. [Depositors Armand GARDEN, Don HINOJOSA, Lisa Hester LERNER, Joan RUBIN- comment.]
(No location given: Nancy Cordes) Brief interview held with GM CEO Richard Wagoner on the auto industry. [WAGONER - comments.]
(Studio: Jeff Greenfield) The uphill climb for McCain examined; CBS News/"New York Times" poll statistics on Obama's leads by category cited. The number of voters who have not made up their minds on Obama or McCain and how the electoral map is shaping up discussed.
(Pentagon: David Martin) A videotape of a Canadian 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 Khadr's alleged crimes resulting in the death of American soldier Christopher Speer. [Khadr's attorney Dennis EDNEY†- talks about Khadr's treatment in the prison.]
(New York: Armen Keteyian) The purpose of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in guaranteeing mortgage loans examined; specific and fines against the two cited. [Former Representative James LEACH- comments on the institutions and how Congress wanted not to touch Fannie or Freddie.] [Former Representative Richard BAKER- comments on the threats.]
(Pinehurst, North Carolina: Mark Strassmann) The Wellspring Weight Loss Camp for families featured; scenes shown from outside Raleigh, North Carolina, of two families at the camp. [Weight-loss camper Loren HANISH, Wellspring Family Camp Martha LAUGEN, campers Gavin Mortensen CRUM, Elisa CRUM- comment on the camp experience.]
(Beijing: Barry Petersen) The efforts of the Chinese to clean up the air for the Olympic Games in Beijing featured; details given about the 16-billion-dollar battle against air pollution by trying to change the weather, including triggering rain by shooting off artillery. [Washington University Jay TURNER†, marathoner Lee TROOP†- comment on weather and air pollution.]