This program is 29 minutes long
(Kabul: Lara Logan) The first visit by presidential candidate Senator Barack Obama to Afghanistan, which has become more dangerous for US and Afghan forces, featured; scenes shown of the fighting; details given from Obama's plans for Afghanistan. [Rand Corp. Seth JONES- says resources are needed.] How Al Qaeda has established a new base for operating in Afghanistan discussed.
(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Logan's interview with Obama tomorrow on "Face the Nation" noted.
(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Senator Barack Obama shown sinking a basket in his stop in Kuwait.
(Geneva: Elizabeth Palmer) The European talks in Geneva about Iran's nuclear program that was attended by a US diplomat featured; details given of the issues behind the negotiations that resulted in no deal. [European Union foreign policy chief Javier SOLANA- comment on the talks.]
(Washington: Thalia Assuras) The people involved in the mortgage mess featured; scenes shown from Washington, DC, of a meeting of people trying to fend off foreclosure with the help of the organization NACA. [Homeowners Radames and Linda MENDOZA- worry about losing their house.] [NACA CEO Bruce MARKS- explains a solution for mortgage rates.]
(Studio: Priya David) The issue of problems banks examined in light of the recent collapse of the IndyMac bank; details given about the "Texas Ratio" that calculates which banks are in deep financial distress. [Independent Community Bankers of America Paul MERSKY- says the slowing economy has caused bank problems; notes the insured deposits.] [MAN - comments.] [NYU Stern School of Business Lawrence WHITE- comments.]
(Greenwich, Connecticut: Bianca Solarzano) The story of the "field of dreams" built by local wiffle ball players on an abandoned lot in Connecticut featured; scenes shown of the Fenway Park-like field being played on and then torn down. [Field builder Vincent PROVENZANO, player Brett ATKINSON, two KIDS - talk about the field and its rules.] [First selectman Peter TESEI- defends opposing the field.]