This program is 29 minutes long
(Philadelphia: Lee Cowan) Senator Barack Obama's speech on race in America following inflammatory statements from his pastor, Rev. Jeremiah Wright, reviewed; scenes shown from Philadelphia and of Wright preaching. [OBAMA – talks about his multi-ethnic family; speaks of the chasm of misunderstanding between the races; says he disagrees with Wright’s political views and he cannot disown him.] [Senator Hillary CLINTON, Clinton supporter Steve LUCAS- praise Obama.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Live discussion held with MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough and “Washington Post” writer Jonathan Capehart about Obama’s speech. [CAPEHART, SCARBOROUGH – offer views.]
(Laguna Woods Village, California: George Lewis) Tough times for seniors living on fixed incomes featured. [CNBC’s Maria BARTIROMO- comments on the Fed’s move.] [In Florida, President BUSH – says if there needs to be further action we’ll take it.] [At Laguna Woods Village in California, retirees Morty RUBIN, Ruth MAY, Don TIBBETS- react to the troubled economy, the rate cut, gas and grocery prices.]
(Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport: Peter Alexander) The impact of the violent weather on air travel at the Dallas-Fort Worth airiport featured; details given of flight cancellations by American Airlines; scenes shown from the airport and of flooding.
(Supreme Court: Pete Williams) The Supreme Court debate over the Second Amendment and the right to own a gun examined; courtroom sketches by Art Lien shown; taped remarks from Justices Anthony Kennedy and Stephen Breyer and Chief Justice John Roberts played. [Washington, DC, resident Dick HELLER – supports owning a handgun.] [Attorney for Washington, DC, Walter DELLINGER, Heller’s attorney Alan GURA- offer views on the interpretation of the amendment.]
(Biloxi, Mississippi: Maria Menounos) The difficulty for children of veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder featured; details given about the toll of PTSD on Iraq veteran Naomi Kraima and her kids; statistics on psychological injuries in veterans cited; scenes shown of Camp C.O.P.E. for children of wounded servicemembers. [Daughter Carmen O'FARRELL††– comments on the change in her mother.] [Naomi KRAIMA – relates her emotional state after returning home; says her children suffer.] [Daughter Sabrine KRAIMA††– comments on her emotional outbursts.] [University of Oklahoma clinical psychologist Michelle SHERMAN†- says it can be confusing, frightening and sad for a child.]
(Studio: Robert Bazell) An experimental treatment that could help restore sight in people who suffer loss of vision from stroke or injury examined; details given about how Visual Restoration Therapy works to rewire the brain. [Patient Bart GOLDSTEIN- comments.] [Columbia University Medical Center Dr. Randolph MARSHALL- says the visual system can be trained to help recover its function.]