This program is about 1 hour long
(Washington: Joe Johns) The retention bonuses at AIG featured; details given about the legal issues about the payment contract obligation. [AIG founder Maurice "Hank" GREENBERG- says he is outraged about the bonuses.] [Representative Barney FRANK - comments.]
(Los Angeles: Anderson Cooper) The drop in AIG stock since early year graphed on screen.
(Los Angeles: Anderson Cooper; New York: Ali Velshi) The response to the Los Angeles audience questions about AIG answered; details given about how AIG is too big to fail.
(Los Angeles: Anderson Cooper; New York: Ali Velshi) The importance of small businesses to America and job creation and the president's proposals for business loans discussed; statistics on small business and the SBA loan system cited.
(Los Angeles: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen, innovation consultant Frans Johansson and personal finance expert Lynette Khalfani-Cox about business. [GERGEN - says Obama is playing defense with the business community, but he got blown away with the anger in the AIG story that may be a turning point in the bailout plan.] [JOHANSSON - says now is the time to differentiate in the business world.] [In response to an audience question, KHALFANI-COX - outlines what Obama is doing to help the small business loan process.] [In response to an audience question, JOHANSSON - offers advice about the real estate and finance industry.]
(Los Angeles: Anderson Cooper) Fighting gang crime in Los Angeles with stimulus money featured; scenes shown from the L.A. neighborhoods. [Kush co-founder Gregory THOMAS, Task Force Gang Prevention Rev. Jeff CARR- talk about the gangs and what they would do with money to fight gang violence.] [L.A. resident Antoine GRIFFITH- explains why kids join gangs.]
(Los Angeles: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with talk show host Dr. Phil McGraw about gangs versus jobs. [McGRAW - explains how jobs can help.]
(Washington: Tom Foreman) The small businesses that are emerging as winners featured; details given about manufacturing, construction and restaurant losses and companies that are hiring such as Stanley Home Renovation and the rise in home wine sales.
(Studio: Randi Kaye) How the prosecution is now going after Bernard Madoff's assets; former Vice President Dick Cheney's attack on President Obama's handling of terrorism; the response from White House press secretary Robert Gibbs and the health problems for Lynne Cheney reported. [On "State of the Union," CHENEY - says Obama has made the country less safe.]
(Chatham, New Jersey: Randi Kaye) How people are losing sleep over the economy featured; details given of one man's story. [Stressed out from job loss, Thom KRAUSS- worries about money; states his worst fear is running out of money; comments on his pill use.] Statistics on prescription drug spending cited. [Sleep disorder specialist Dr. Nabeel FARAH- talks about his sleep patients.]