This program is 29 minutes long
(New York: Trish Regan) The stock market anxiety as a 4th bailout is offered to AIG featured; details given of the impact of an AIG bankruptcy. [UBS Art CASHIN- says anxiety levels are building.] [AIG CEO Edward LIDDY- says we’re keeping a difficult situation from getting worse.] [White House press secretary Robert GIBBS – says we’re taking steps to restructure AIG.] [Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School Phillip PHAN- says the government could keep throwing money down this black hole...]
(Studio: Brian Williams; CNBC headquarters: Steve Liesman) The crisis of confidence discussed.
(New York: Peter Alexander) The winter storm that blew from the Southeast to the Northeast reviewed; scenes shown of accidents and traffic jams, snow at the White House and in Atlanta and Birmingham, kids playing in New York City’s Central Park; details given about weather-related deaths in Boston, flight cancellations and power outages. [MAN, airline PASSENGER, 3 KIDS – react.]
(Miami: Mark Potter) The Coast Guard rescue of Nick Schuyler, a passenger on the fishing boat carrying football players Marquis Cooper, Corey Smith and Will Bleakley, who are still missing, featured; scenes/photos shown of Schuyler in the sea and on a stretcher, the capsized boat. [Mother Marcia SCHUYLER- talks about her son.]
(White House: Chuck Todd) The political feud over comments made by talk show host Rush Limbaugh about President Obama reviewed. [LIMBAUGH - speaks out about Obama failing; criticizes Obama’s efforts to reach out to conservative Republicans.] [On “Face the Nation,” White House chief of staff Rahm EMANUEL; White House press secretary Robert GIBBS – comment on Limbaugh.] [CNBC’s John HARWOOD- says Obama is picking a foil who is not very popular with independent voters.] [On “D.L. Hughley Breaks the News,” Republican National Committee chairman Michael STEELE- says Limbaugh is entertainment.]
(New York: Robert Bazell) The health risks from working the night shift examined; details given of bodily changes that can lead to heart disease, diabetes and obesity. [Brigham and Women’s Hospital nurse Claire LYNCH‡- outlines her schedule.] [Brigham and Women’s Hospital Dr. Frank SCHEER†- says these effects are observed in a few days.]
(Waukesha, Wisconsin: Lee Cowan) The growing population of Latinos in smaller US cities featured; statistics cited; scenes shown from Waukesha, Wisconsin, and North Charleston, South Carolina. [Waukesha resident Margaret RAMIREZ‡- comments on the sparse Hispanic population in Waukesha when her family arrived.] [Son/Judge Ralph RAMIREZ‡- says he is part of this community and sees no barriers for his children.] [Midland Park Elementary School principal Robert CADILLO†- comments on the challenge to meet the needs of the increased Hispanic population.] [Parent Maria Francisca LOMAS†- comments on the school’s efforts.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Tomorrow’s segment previewed.
(Los Angeles: Chris Jansing) The popularity of movies as an escape from the recession featured; film clips shown; statistics cited. [Hollywood.com Paul DERGARABEDIAN- says people are needing to get away from their troubles.] [Universal Studios president Ron MEYER- says it’s an economical evening.]