This program is 29 minutes long
(Capitol: Tom Costello) The vote in the House reviewed; stock market graph shown. [Representative John BOEHNER- says vote yes.] [Representatives Adam PUTNAM, Paul KANJORSKI- support the bill.] [Representatives Mike PENCE, Louie GOHMERT- oppose the bill.] [Speaker of the House Nancy PELOSI – criticizes the “anything goes” ideology.] [Representative Barney FRANK – states Pelosi decided to punish the country.] [Later, PELOSI – speaks of cooperation.] [President BUSH – says we continue to address this head-on.] [Treasury Secretary Henry PAULSON- says we need it as soon as possible.] The nationalization of European banks Commerce and Fortis and the sale of most of Wachovia’s assets to Citigroup noted.
(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Chicago: Kevin Tibbles) Public opposition to the bailout bill featured; clips played from talk radio shows, including KLSX in Los Angeles and KTBB in Tyler, Texas; scenes shown of protests on Wall Street in New York City. [In Wichita, Los Angeles, Miami and Chicago, 4 PEOPLE – react.] [“Chicago Tribune” Bruce DOLD- says all we’re seeing is anger.] [Former Wall Street employee Jason NOVOTNY- explains why he came to Wall Street.]
(Studio: Brian Williams; New York Stock Exchange: Maria Bartiromo; CNBC headquarters: Steve Liesman; Washington: Chuck Todd) What happens now, the drop in the market, the political aspect of the vote and the impact on the small business owner discussed.
(New York: Carl Quintanilla) Where presidential candidates Senators John McCain and Barack Obama stand on jobs examined; statistics cited; details given of their positions on free trade, renewable energy projects and small business taxes. [Job seeker Jonathan WENTWORTH- says his job is finding a job.] [McCAIN, OBAMA – offer views.]
(Atlanta: Michelle Kosinski) The gasoline shortage in the Southeast featured; scenes shown of gas lines in Atlanta and Charlotte, North Carolina, angry drivers, people pushing cars.
(Boston: Robert Bazell) The idea of Boston Children’s Hospital’s Dr. Michael Rich to give video cameras to kids with asthma to tell their stories featured; clips shown; details given about physical and emotional issues. [RICH – explains how kids usually answer; reacts to the films.]
(Miami: Mark Potter) Concern about a meltdown in the voting system with record numbers expected at the polls for the presidential election examined; scenes shown of election workers in Cleveland, Ohio, and a voting education drive after church in Miami; map shown of states offering early voting. [Cuyahoga County election director Jane PLATTEN- predicts a successful election.] [Pew Center on the States Doug CHAPIN- says the system may be facing its share of crises.] [Colorado Governor Bill RITTER- supports early voting.] [Attorney Gerald RICHMAN- states Florida’s optical voting machines are a problem.]