This program is 28 minutes long
(London: Jake Tapper) The global summit featured; details given about Obama's call for stimulus spending by the other countries, the push back led by Germany and the views of different countries on the economic problems. [German finance minister Peer STEINBRUCK- questions spending more money.] [British Prime Minister Gordon BROWN- speaks about risk.] [On BBC, French finance minister Christine LAGARDE- states French President Nicolas Sarkozy's stance.] Obama's London agenda noted.
(London: Charles Gibson) The impact of the recession on several countries introduced.
(Tokyo: Clarissa Ward) The layoffs of Japanese workers, who are losing company housing and becoming homeless, reviewed.
(Sydney: Margaret Conley) The slipping of the Australian economy reviewed; scenes shown of protesting workers. [Bonds/Pacific Brands employee Peter BASTO- reacts.]
(India: Karen Russo) The impact of the global economy on diamond factories in India reviewed.
(Kenya: Dana Hughes) The impact on the tourism industry in Kenya reviewed; scenes shown from a game preserve. [Park ranger Stanley MASHUKO- says poachers will come in and kill the animals.]
(Budapest: Moma Hassan) The near-bankruptcy in Hungary with the currency collapsing reviewed; details given about one family's predicament.
(London: Charles Gibson) ABC News/"Washington Post" poll findings on the public's view of the US image abroad under Obama as compared to President Bush cited.
(Detroit: Chris Bury) The situation facing the American auto industry featured; details given about the shrinkage, a merger of Chrysler and Fiat and new incentives for American car buyers. [New GM CEO Fritz HENDERSON - says GM will be successful.] [Auto contract negotiations consultant John CASESA- says shrinkage is necessary for viability.] [University of Pennsylvania international motor vehicle program co-director John Paul MacDUFFIE- talks about Chrysler.] [At a Chevy dealership, car SHOPPER, dealer Richard GENTHE- react to incentives.]
(Fargo, North Dakota: Barbara Pinto) The impact of a snowstorm on the flooded Fargo, North Dakota, area featured; scenes shown of snow there and in Oklahoma and Kansas. [Resident Tony LANGABERG, Mayor Dennis WALAKER- sum up the water and weather situation.] [TEXAN - comments on hail.]
(Washington: Elisabeth Leamy) The cyber troubles via a new computer virus examined; details given about how the virus hijacks a computer, links it to other computers to create a "botnet" and the resulting criminal activity inside your computer. [Computer security consultant Christopher O'FERRELL- says this is global organized crime.] [FBI cyber division assistant director Shawn HENRY- says it is a serious threat.] [Computer security consultant Arion LAWRENCE- explains what happens.]
(London: Nick Watt) How British bankers are dressing down in this economy featured; scenes shown of many guys in suits that now symbolize capitalism run amok. [Norton and Sons Besoke Tailors Patrick GRANT- comments on a man's appearance.] [Protest organizer Chris KNIGHT- talks about the revolution.] [BANKER - comments.]