This program is 28 minutes long
(Studio: Mike Taibbi) The resignation of New York Governor Eliot Spitzer amid a prostitution scandal featured. [With wife Silda, SPITZER – apologizes.] [Former federal prosecutor Jay FAHY- notes having criminal attorney Ted Wells on Spitzer’s legal team is smart.] [State representative Sheldon SILVER- supports Lt. Gov. David Paterson as the new governor.] [State senator Joseph BRUNO- says it is time to move forward.] The identification by the "New York Times" of the prostitute “Kristen” noted.
(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The race issue in the Democratic campaigns featured; details given of Geraldine Ferraro's withdrawal as a Clinton fund raiser after her remarks about Obama's race. [On "Today," OBAMA – responds to Ferraro.] [In press conference, OBAMA – comments on race.] [CLINTON – comments.] [“Chicago Tribune” Clarence PAGE- comments on the divisive issue.]
(Studio: Ann Curry) Live in-studio interview held with Ferraro about this controversy. [FERRARO – explains why she resigned; reacts to the response from the Obama campaign; blames his campaign for releasing her comments to the press.]
(Washington: Tom Costello) The decision by Southwest Airlines to ground 737s to review maintenance in the wake of being fined by the FAA for missing inspections featured. [Southwest Airlines Ginger HARDAGE†- says we decided to re-inspect the aircraft out of an abundance of caution.] [Friday, Representative James OBERSTAR†- says there were cracks in the fuselage.] [Former NTSB investigator John GOGLIA†- says he would not have a problem getting on a Southwest airplane.] [Southwest CEO Gary KELLY†- states planes were not operated in an unsafe manner.] Southwest’s flight cancellations noted.
(Washington: Lisa Myers) The ministry of Randy and Paula White examined; scenes shown from the Without Walls International Church in Tampa, Florida, and of them preaching about prosperity; details given of the church debt and their lavish lifestyle; their statement quoted. [Former church member Cindy FLEENOR††- recalls the teachings about paying tithes.] [In shadow, church INSIDER – comments on checks made out to the Whites.]
(Boston: Robert Bazell) The benefits of exercise in living longer featured; details given from the Physicians' Health Study. [79-year-old Charles URSTADT- comments.] [University of California at San Francisco Dr. Elizabeth BLACKBURN- comments on benefits at the cellular level.] [Physical therapist Reg WILCOX- comments on the reluctance of older people to start exercising.]