This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: Bob Orr) The delivery of fraud-related civil papers to Texas financier Allen Stanford, who was found in Fredericksburg, Virginia, featured; scenes shown of people lined up at Stanford-related banks; details given about previous investigations of Stanford’s businesses. [At bank, MAN – says we need someone to tell us what is going on.] [Former Stanford Financial Group employee Mark TIDWELL- recalls what he was told after questioning Stanford’s ethics.] Whether Stanford will be arrested discussed.
(Canada: Chip Reid) President Obama's first foreign trip reviewed; scenes shown from Ottawa, Canada, of crowds cheering his motorcade, his meeting with Prime Minister Stephen Harper and greeting people at a farmers market; details given of trade issues. [In February 2008, OBAMA – cites job losses due to NAFTA.] [Today, OBAMA – says he wants to grow trade.] Republican criticism of Obama’s economic recovery plan discussed.
(Florida: Kelly Cobiella) The foreclosure “rocket docket” in Lee County, Florida, where a judge whips through hundreds of cases in a single morning, featured; scenes shown of a judge settling a case in 18 seconds; details given about the backlog in Lee County’s civil courts. [Lehigh Acres resident Rachelle HANLECK- reacts to the judge’s order.] [Lee County circuit court clerk Charlie GREEN- says we need to clear it out.]
(Philadelphia: Michelle Miller) The Philadelphia court where Judge Annette Rizzo sponsors a project in which homeowners and lenders negotiate deals featured; scenes shown. [Mortgage company counsel Lisa LEE- says foreclosures are not what lenders want to do.] [RIZZO – comments.] [Homeowner Michelle HOLMAN- praises Rizzo.]
(Mumbai: Seth Doane) The efficiency of Mumbai, India’s dabbawala system of lunch delivery featured; scenes shown of the men who pick up lunches from homes and deliver it to offices; the “Forbes” magazine accuracy rating of the system cited. [Dabbawala Foundation Manish TRIPATHI- says every dabbawala serving food is serving mankind.]
(Ben Lomond, California: John Blackstone) The return to work for 90-year-old Ian Thiermann after losing his retirement savings in Bernard Madoff’s scam featured; scenes shown of Thiermann at work at the supermarket in Ben Lomond, California. [THIERMANN – recalls being told he lost everything; says you gotta be positive.] [Wife Terry THIERMANN- comments on going from food bank donor to recipient.] [Store manager Ron CLEMENTS- says Ian is a special person.]