This program is 29 minutes long
(Miami: Kelly Cobiella) The mystery surrounding the salmonella outbreak featured; details given of the FDA’s lack of a system for tracking fresh produce through the distribution chain. [Ver-Daddy’s Taco Shop owner David BASS, customer Ron HORTON- comment.] [Consumer Federation of America Chris WALDROP- states the FDA’s tracking difficulties are a wake-up call.]
(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.
(Washington: Nancy Cordes) The bonuses for FDA executives despite accusations the agency mishandled health scares featured; amounts given to Margaret Glavin and Terrell Vermillion cited. [Representative Bart STUPAK- says they’ve done a miserable job.] [FDA Commissioner Dr. Andrew VON ESCHENBACH- justifies the compensation.] [Citizens Against Government Waste president Thomas SCHATZ- says these should be referred to as blackmail bonuses.] Limitations on government bonuses discussed.
(Studio: Katie Couric, Jeff Greenfield) Gramm’s comments and the crude remarks from civil rights leader Jesse Jackson about Obama discussed. [On Fox News, JACKSON – says "I wanna cut his n-ts off."]
(Pentagon: David Martin) The revelation that the picture of Iran’s earlier missile launch was doctored featured; altered and original photos shown; details given about the US intelligence report that the missiles would not reach Israel. [Saban Center for Middle East Policy Suzanne MALONEY- says this was propaganda.]
(Sweetwater, Texas: Daniel Sieberg) The feasibility of wind power as an alternative source of energy examined; scenes shown from a windmill farm in Sweetwater, Texas; map shown of “wind alley”; details given of the drawbacks. [Turbine technician Jerry TUTTLE††- says we are putting renewable energy down with zero pollution.] [Oneida, New York, resident Samuel BARR†- comments on his personal windmill.] [Industrial Wind Action Group Lisa LINOWES†- notes the projects are miles from the load centers.]
(Birmingham: Mark Strassmann) The move toward shorter work weeks to save gas featured; savings for the state of Utah cited. [Birmingham, Alabama, Chamber of Commerce Brannon DAWKINS, city employee Carolyn TURNER- support the idea.] [Birmingham Mayor Larry LANGFORD- comments on high gas prices and his city’s inadequate mass transit system.] [Brigham Young University Rex FACER- says more people are considering it.]
(Chicago: Michelle Miller) The female players of the Independent Women's Football League featured; scenes shown from games and of offensive linewoman Keesha Brooks with her autistic daughter; map shown of team locations. [Chicago Force head coach Jim STAHL- says fundamentally they’re stronger than the guys.] [Chicago Force owner Linda BACHE- says it’s real tackle football.] [Quarterback Samantha GRISAFE- says they pay to play.] [BROOKS - says she can let all the frustration go away.]