This program is 29 minutes long
(Studio: Carl Quintanilla) The impact of the AIG bailout examined; the drop in stock prices for Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley cited; details given about losses in the housing sector and the freeze on withdrawals from the Reserve Primary Fund money market. [UBS Financial Services Art CASHIN†- wonders if anyone can stop this thing.] [Senator Richard SHELBY†- criticizes the bailout.] [White House press secretary Dana PERINO†- says we’re taking this on a case-by-case basis.] [“The Money Market” author Tony CRESCENZI†- says it’s scary that the Federal Reserve has to print money to offset the loss of money.] The Fed’s supply of money discussed.
(Studio: Brian Williams, Carl Quintanilla, Sue Herera, Joe Kernan, David Faber) Safe havens for global cash, one reporter’s decision to leave the financial industry, and other troubled companies discussed.
(Grand Rapids, Michigan: Savannah Guthrie) Palin’s claims about energy, overseas travel, her foreign policy credentials and the Bridge to Nowhere examined; details given about what she said vs. the facts; her remarks on meeting with foreign leaders quoted. [McCAIN – says Palin knows more about energy than anyone in the US.] [PALIN - comments on Alaska’s energy production and her oversight of the domestic supply of oil and gas.] [McCain-Palin spokesperson Meghan STAPLETON- cites a figure on domestic oil production.] [Presidential historian Michael BESCHLOSS- comments on vice presidential candidates’ exposure to foreign leaders.] [3 times, PALIN – says she told Congress thanks but no thanks on the bridge.]
(Galveston: Don Teague) The anxiety of Galveston residents who are not allowed to return to their homes featured; scenes shown of traffic lines and roadblocks. [Galveston resident Brenda CORONA, Galveston city manager Steve LeBLANC- comment.]
(Los Angeles: George Lewis) Where presidential candidates Senators John McCain and Barack Obama stand on immigration examined; scenes shown of a citizenship ceremony in Los Angeles; statistics on the Latino population cited; details given of the candidates’ positions on a guest worker program, drivers’ licenses, a path to legalization and a border fence. [New CITIZEN – says she is excited to vote.] [McCAIN, OBAMA – offer views.] [Colorado pollster Floyd CIRULI- says it’s a land mine field for these candidates.] [“La Opinion” political editor Pilar MARERO- says they don’t face the issue head-on.]
(New Orleans: Ron Mott) A look at the hassles of flying vs. driving for family vacations presented; details given about the Lam family’s flight to Hawaii and the Kennedy family’s road trip to Pennsylvania Dutch country; scenes shown from each family’s journey. [Paul and Diana LAM, Colleen and Doug KENNEDY – comment.]