This program is 29 minutes long
(White House: John Hendren) Reports of the resignation of GM CEO Rick Wagoner as part of the next phase of the auto industry bailout & the state of the broader economy featured. [OBAMA - speaks about sacrifices.] [On "This Week," Treasury Secretary Tim GEITHNER - says the markets are opening up; states 135 billion dollars are left of uncommitted resources.] [On "Meet the Press," Senator John McCain - expresses confidence in Geithner.] [On "This Week," economist Paul KRUGMAN- admits things are getting worse slower.]
(Studio: David Wright) The request from the White House that Wagoner step down reiterated.
(Fargo: Barbara Pinto) The flood situation in Fargo, North Dakota, updated; scenes shown from a church service at the Ramada Inn, the sandbagged dike, the flood barrier near a school & a helicopter dropping sand balloons into the Red River. [Residents Donia & Darren HALL, Grove Oak School Ann Marie CAMPBELL, Mayor dennis WALAKER, volunteer Peggy DURA- comment on their own situation.]
(London: Hilary Brown) Spain's consideration of investigating US torture of terrorism suspects at Guantanamo Bay examined; photos shown of six officials, including Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, John Yoo, who wrote the torture memo & Spanish Judge Balthasar Garzon, who says four Spanish prisoners were tortured. [GONZALES - defends bypassing the Geneva Conventions.] [Human Rights Watch Kenneth ROTH- says it is unlikely the US government will turn over the officials.] Garzon's moves in 1998 against former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet noted.
(Studio & New York: Gigi Stone) The issue of evidence in cases of rape examined; details given about a new federal law requiring states to collect & hold evidence & from a Human Rights Watch study on untested rape kits in Los Angeles. [Rape victim "SARAH" - comments on her case.] [Human Rights Watch researcher Sarah TOFTE- expresses outrage.] [Rape Treatment Center director Gail ABARBANEL, LAPD Cmdr. Patrick GANNON- comment on the rape issue.]
(Washington: Rachel Martin) Mortgage fraud scams featured; details given about the scams; scenes shown of the Federal Reserve's movie theater message about foreclosure scams. [Scam victim Mohamed Mourad ZRAMDINI- says he lost his house.] [National Assn. of Consumer Advocates Ira RHEINGOLD, NeighborWorks America Marietta RODRIGUEZ- say people become vulnerable.]
(Old Town, Alexandia: David Wright) The new sex shop boutique in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, featured; scenes shown of the shop windows, inside the store & of other extreme actions taken by property owners in response to laws. [Le Tache owner Bo KENNEY- lists the store's products.] [Board of architectural review Tom HULFISH, building owner Michael ZARLENGA- offer views on the zoning laws.] [Two NEIGHBORS - react to the sex store.]