This program is 28 minutes long
(Washington: Jonathan Karl) The backlash by Congress at bonuses paid to AIG executives featured; details given about the bill that would tax bonuses for employees at companies receiving bailout money, a statement from New York attorney general Andrew Cuomo about the names of executives at AIG and Merrill Lynch and the loophole that made AIG bonuses possible. [Representatives Earl POMEROY, Steve ISRAEL - speak out.] [Republican Representatives John BOEHNER, Michele BACHMANN- speak against the administration.] [Representative Barney FRANK, Senator Chris DODD, Speaker of the House Nancy PELOSI - offer denials.] [On CNN, Treasury Secretary Tim GEITHNER - says the Treasury Department was worried about legal challenges.]
(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.
(New York: Bill Weir) The reasons why the bonus issue became a national flashpoint examined; details given about the public hunt for villains. [AIG CEO Edward LIDDY- reads threats against AIG executives.] ["Wall Street: A History" author professor Charles GEISST- says the Internet is a release.] ["Predictably Irrational" author Dan ARIELY- speaks about the revenge motive.]
(Studio: Charles Gibson) The question of the day mentioned.
(White House: Jake Tapper) How the AIG controversy followed President Obama on his road trip featured. [In California, OBAMA - speaks about being out of Washington and being of Jay Leno's show.] [Senators Jon KYL, Lamar ALEXANDER - criticize Obama.] Statements from White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel and adviser David Axelrod about the AIG bonus issue being a distraction quoted. [OpenLeft.com contributor David SIROTA- comments on the populist anger.]
(Studio: Betsy Stark) The creative efforts by the Federal Reserve to help the housing market examined; scenes shown from JBL Mortgage Network in Maryland; financial statistics on the super-low rates cited. [JBL CEO Brian BLONDER, Manhattan Mortgage Co. President Melissa COHN, Landmark Realtors Oshrit DORIAN, Mesirow Financial economist Diane SWONK- talk about the mortgage business response.]
(New York: John McKenzie) The shocking death of Richardson from a simple fall examined; file photos shown. [Duke University Medical Center Dr. Carmelo GRAFFAGINO- talks about severe brain injury; describes the symptoms.] [Cleveland Clinic Dr. Javier PROVENCIO- talks about epidural bleeding.]
(Studio: Charles Gibson) Canadian lawmakers' consideration of making helmets mandatory for skiers noted.
(Washington: Lisa Stark) The issue of food safety examined in light of the salmonella outbreak linked to the Peanut Corp. of America; scenes shown from the peanut processing plant linked to the salmonella outbreak and from the hearings where food company representatives admitted not visiting the plant; details given about the inspection process. [Representatives Bart STUPAK, Greg WALDEN, Henry WAXMAN - criticizes the plant's health conditions.] [At hearings, Kellogg Co. CEO David MACKAY- comments on practicalities.]
(Pomona, California: David Muir) A classroom project at the Village Academy High School in Pomona, California, in which the students expressed concerns about the economy via a video for YouTube featured; details given of the reaction from President Obama; scenes shown from the school. [In class, three STUDENTS - list their career goals.] [In video, two STUDENTS - express their concerns.] [Chris's PARENTS, student "YVONNE," TEACHER - react.]
(Studio: Charles Gibson) More of Muir's story on the recession on "20/20" announced.