This program is 29 minutes long
(Montecito: Ben Tracy) The state of emergency due to the wind-whipped wildfires featured; scenes shown from Montecito of homes burning, firefighters on the job, a garage blowing up, a college campus and a monastery. [Montecito fire department Chief Kevin WALLACE- says Mother Nature is in control.] [Residents Tim SULGER, Jennifer JOHNSON- react to the fire.]
(Washington: Sharyl Attkisson) The Congressional hearings on the economic bailout featured. [Representatives Darrell ISSA, Elijah CUMMINGS- question interim assistant secretary of Treasury Neel Kashkari.] [KASHKARI- says we want to prevent a complete financial collapse; states we need AIG to keep running.]
(Studio: Russ Mitchell) Report introduced.
(Studio: Anthony Mason) A sweeping FDIC proposal to keep distressed borrowers in their homes examined; details given about this mortgage help plan. [FDIC chairman Sheila BLAIR- says we are behind the curve.] [KASHKARI- comments on the money.] Report that the votes are not there for a Senate bailout of the auto industry noted.
(Burbank, California: Sandra Hughes) The slumping retail sales featured; details given of the drop in the sales of autos, appliances, furniture, electronics and of the drop in retail hiring. [Job seeker Pat KANE- talks about the job situation at the stores.] [Best Buy operations manager Cassie NAY- comments.] [Challenger, Gray and Christmas Inc. John CHALLENGER- says it is harder to find seasonal jobs.]
(Washington: Chip Reid) The buzz about whether Senator Hillary Clinton will become President-elect Barack Obama's Secretary of State examined; details given about their Chicago meeting, their tumultuous relations during the presidential election campaign and Obama's meeting with New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson about the State post. [In Albany, CLINTON - jokes about the press interest in transit here.] [Political analyst Dee Dee MYERS - says presidents get trapped in a bubble.] [For "60 Minutes," wife Michelle OBAMA, OBAMA - recount their reaction to watching the news election night.] Obama's Monday meeting with Senator John McCain noted.
(Studio: Russ Mitchell) The "60 Minutes" interview announced.
(Studio: Russ Mitchell; Washington: Bob Schieffer) The real consideration of Clinton for the post of Secretary of State and the problem of former President Bill Clinton working in foreign countries discussed.
(Studio: Russ Mitchell) The guests on Sunday's "Face the Nation" mentioned.
(Pentagon: David Martin) CBS News exclusive story on the possibility of moving the Guantanamo detainees to the Navy base at Charleston, South Carolina, examined; photos shown of terrorists Jose Padilla and Khalid Sheikh Mohammed; details given about the problems in housing the prisoners in the US. [August 1, 2007, OBAMA - promises to close Guantanamo.] [Brookings Inst. Benjamin WITTES- raises questions about our detainee policy in the war on terrorism.] [Former federal prosecutor David LAUFMAN- raises legal issues about the prisoners.]
(Atlanta: Mark Strassmann) The problems for Nebraska because its safe haven law set no age limit featured; details given about how Nebraska hospitals became a dumping ground for toddlers, teens and 'tweens. [Georgia mother Tysheema BROWN- says she ran out of hope for her son.] [Nebraska department of health and human services director Todd LANDRY- cites the intention of the state law.] [Children's Defense Fund MaryLee ALLEN- cites the mental health needs for children.] The larger problem of protecting kids of all ages noted.
(Kansas City: Steve Hartman) A story about finding the perfect dancer partner presented; scenes from a Kansas City dance hall and family photos shown. [93-year-old Virginia ARN- says she married her late husband for better and worse and got the worse end of the deal!.] [Virginia's dance partner Warren HAYCOCK- comments.]