This program is 29 minutes long
(South Padre Island: Dave Price) Dolly’s impact on south Texas reviewed; scenes shown of damaged cars and buildings, rain and high water on South Padre Island, evacuees in shelters in Mexico. [South Padre emergency manager Dan QUANDT, Governor Rick PERRY, Bahia Mar Resort manager Everett CASKEY- react to the storm.] The danger remaining from the storm discussed.
(Jerusalem: Sheila MacVicar) Senator Barack Obama’s visit to Israel and his effort to win Jewish voters in the US reviewed; scenes shown of him with Israeli leaders, at the Holocaust memorial and with the Palestinian president; details given of Jewish suspicion of Obama and concern over the future of Jerusalem. [OBAMA – speaks of the special relationship between Israel and the US.] [Politico.com Jeanne CUMMINGS- comments on the Florida vote.]
(Studio: Harry Smith) Senator John McCain’s pledge of support for Israel and his criticism of Obama for opposing offshore oil drilling noted. [In Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, McCAIN – credits President Bush for falling oil prices by lifting the drilling moratorium.]
(White House: Jim Axelrod) The House bill aimed at rescuing mortgage institutions Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac reviewed. [Moody’s economy.com Mark ZANDI- says it was necessary.] [White House press secretary Dana PERINO- explains President Bush’s change of course.] [Senator Christopher DODD- praises the bill.] The rise in Fannie’s and Freddie’s stock values noted.
(Studio: Jon LaPook) New medical guidelines for preventing diabetes through diet and exercise featured. [NY-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia Dr. Jacqueline SALAS-SPEIGEL- says there is a group of patients who are pre-diabetic; notes the risk of cardiovascular disease.]
(Loveland, Colorado: Seth Doane) Clinics that provide free dental services to the uninsured featured; scenes shown of the lines of people and the makeshift clinic manned by volunteers in Loveland, Colorado. [Several PEOPLE – comment.] [America’s Dentists Care Foundation Bruce BERGSTROM- says it’s tragic.] [Pediatric dentist Dr. John FALES- says it’s a way to give back.] [Patients Cindy and Richard ROGERS- comment on the cost of rent and a car vs. dental work.] [Patient Mandy LUJAN- says it’s a blessing.]
(Middle East: Katie Couric) Tension, especially in Israel, over Iran’s increased nuclear capabilities examined; details given about Israel’s strikes on nuclear facilities in Iraq and Syria; map shown of Iran’s underground enrichment facilities. [Former MOSSAD chief Ephraim HALEVY- comments on a possible pre-emptive military strike; explains his view on negotiations with Iran.] [Haifa, Israel, Mayor Yona YAHAV- comments on the bombing of his city 2 years ago by Hizballah during the war with Lebanon.] [Haifa resident Mira CARASENTI- recounts the bombing of her house.]
(San Francisco: John Blackstone) The crusade of renowned chef Alice Waters, owner of Chez Panisse restaurant, to get Americans to get healthier by eating locally grown food featured; statistics on farmers markets cited; scenes shown of the Edible Classroom at Martin Luther King Middle School in Berkeley, California, where Waters helped get kids cooking. [WATERS – says we have to learn how to cook again; states real food is very precious.]