This program is 28 minutes long
(Studio: Bianna Golodryga) The staggering deficit & taxpayers' debt featured; details given about the reappointment of Federal Reserve Board chairman Ben Bernanke & a rise in housing prices & consumer confidence. [Former Federal Reserve Board governor Laurence MEYER- talks about the need to reduce the deficit to avoid a fiscal train wreck.] [Senator John McCAIN - speaks about debt.] [President OBAMA - praises Bernanke.] ["Wall Street Journal" economics bureau chief David WESSEL- says the evidence indicates Bernanke was right.] [July 24, BERNANKE - defends decisions.]
(Studio: Charles Gibson) Stock Market Report.
(Washington: David Wright) The government's consideration of distributing a swine flu vaccine without complete testing due to fear of the disease's spread featured; details given about vaccination timetables & concerns about the dangers of an untested vaccine. [HHS Secretary Kathleen SEBELIUS - comments on the virus & getting some vaccine ready.] [CDC immunization safety office Dr. Frank DeSTEFANO- says the vaccine looks safe.] [Vanderbilt University Medical Center Dr. William SCHAFFNER- comments on the vaccine scenario.]
(Studio: Charles Gibson, Tim Johnson) Schaffner's skepticism about the vaccine, the split in pros & cons on the vaccine, the prospects of an early surge in the disease, the high estimates on this potential flu pandemic discussed.
(No location given: Brian Ross) The special review of the abuse by the CIA of terrorism detainees examined; details given about the blacked out parts of the report, what is in the secret portions of the report about deaths & missing detainees & about how the tactics curtailed terrorist threats. [Representative Peter HOEKSTRA- opts for transparency.] [CHENEY - defends the techniques.]
(Kabul: Nick Schifrin) Charges of voting fraud & low voter turnout in Afghanistan & what it might mean for the next government featured. [Presidential candidate Abdullah ABDULLAH- says there was systematic fraud.] [Human Rights Watch Rachel REID- wonders about the legitimacy of the election.]
(Studio: Charles Gibson) Car bombings in Kandahar & the death of four US troops in a bomb blast reported.
(Wilderness Battlefield: John Hendren) The long battle over Walmart's desire to build a superstore near the Civil War's Wilderness Battlefield in Orange County, Virginia, featured; scenes & historical photos from the battlefield shown. [Actor Robert DUVALL - speaks out.] [Fredericksburg National Military Park ranger Russ SMITH- says the battle was the beginning of the end for the Confederacy.] [Orange County chamber of commerce Barbara BANNAR, National Trust for Historic Preservation Rob NIEWEG- offer differing opinions on the Walmart issue.]
(New York: Sharyn Alfonsi) A government incentive program funded by the stimulus bill to warm up the appliance industry featured; details given about rebates for energy efficient models. [Appliance store owner Kenny DHANAI- talks business.] [Assn. of Home Manufacturers Joseph McGUIRE- comments on the program's aim.]