This program is 28 minutes long
(Washington: Junji De Nies) The failure of the IndyMac bank due to the mortgage crisis featured; details given of concerns about mortgage backers Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae. [IndyMac bank customer Andre MILUKOFF, Steve KNIEREN, Elaine CHAPPEL- react to what happened to the bank.] [Moody's economy.com Mark ZANDI- talks about Freddy/Fannie stock and billions for taxpayers.]
(Studio: David Muir; New York: Betsy Stark) The threat to banks that made risky loans, the run on the bank at IndyMac and the resulting psychology about Fannie/Freddie discussed.
(White House: Martha Raddatz) The death of former White House press secretary Tony Snow from cancer featured. [SNOW - talks to and jokes with the press; comments on his cancer.] [White House press secretary Dana PERINO- speaks about Snow.] Statement from President Bush quoted.
(Washington: Jan Crawford Greenburg) The political beauty pageant for vice presidential candidates featured; scenes shown of Democratic Republican governors at the national governors conference. [Governors Janet NAPOLITANO, Jon HUNTSMAN, Tim KAINE - speak.]
(Studio: Ron Claiborne) Democrat/Independent Senator Joseph Lieberman's support of Republican presidential candidate Senator John McCain examined. [LIEBERMAN - backs McCain; speaks about what he said to Democratic Senator Barack Obama; states he is not a vice presidential candidate.]
(Dead Sea: Simon McGregor-Wood) The shrinking of the Dead Sea due to people using water from the Jordan River featured; scenes shown of the river and the now unstable coastline; details given of the plan to pump water from the Red Sea to the Dead Sea. [Iron Getty Health Spa Dabu NAVIN- shows the receding sea.] [Israeli Geological Inst. Itai GAVRIELI, Friends of the Earth Mira EDELSTEIN- say we are playing with the environment.]
(Los Angeles: Miguel Marquez) This season's movies based on Marvel comic book super heroes featured; many film clips shown. [POW! Entertainment Stan LEE - talks about the genesis of the avengers; explains why these heroes are lasting.]