This program is 28 minutes long
(White House: Jake Tapper) President Obama's plans to fight back over health care reform issue that has undergone bitter debate featured; details given about cost & a government-run health care option. [White House adviser David AXELROD0- says we have to deliver a vision over where to go to bring stability to insurance.] [Senator Mike EZNI - criticizes the Democrats.] Senator Charles Grassley's opposition to Obama nationalizing health care quoted. Questions about how specific Obama needs to be about the legislation discussed.
(Washington: Lisa Stark) Pfizer's agreement to a legal settlement for illegally marketing drugs like the arthritis drug Bextra examined; former Pfizer sales rep John Kopchinski quoted about dangerous sales practices quoted; details given about the medical dangers from the drug. [Assistant attorney general Tony WEST- speaks about off-label marketing.] [Massachusetts acting US attorney Michael LOUCKS- says doctors were promoting Bextra for off-label use.] [Consumers Union Bill VAUGHAN- cites the money to be made selling pills: people get crazy & cheat.]
(Tujunga, California: Brian Rooney) The wildfire near Los Angeles featured; scenes shown of burned-outs houses in the remote canyons, the fires in the hills, controlled burns to clear out brush, copters & planes dropping water & retardant & "thank you" chalked on the street. [Los Angeles County fire department Capt. Mark WHALING, Mt. Wilson Observatory Dave JURASEVICH, Coulson Flying Tankers Britton COULSON- comment on the fire.]
(Studio: Brian Ross) An independent report on hazing in Afghanistan by private contractor guards working at the US embassy in Kabul featured; details given about pressuring employees to have drunken sex orgies; home video of partying shown. [Project on Government Oversight director Danielle BRIAN- says things became wild & dangerous & used prostitutes.] [Voice of embassy GUARD - comments on demeaning practices.] [Wackenhut Services vice president Sam BRINKLEY- comments on the business.]
(Studio: Charles Gibson) A suicide bombing near Kabul reported; scenes shown of a bombed-out vehicle.
(New York: Betsy Stark) The huge bonuses for 20 bank CEOs whose firms received billions in taxpayer money examined; statistics cited. ["America's bailout Barons" author Sarah HENDERSON- talks about the windfalls for executives, who always come out ahead.] [Financial Services Roundtable President Steve BARTLETT- defends the executives.]
(Studio: Charles Gibson) A new study on the underpaying of low-wage workers cited. Stock Market Report.
(Crouch, Idaho: Clayton Sandell) A fierce controversy in Idaho over a legal wolf hunt featured; scenes shown of the wolves. [Hunter Mark DIXON - says the wolves have decimated the big game herds.] [Rancher Steve ALLEY- cites the cost from wolf attacks.] [Defenders of Wildlife Suzanne Asha STONE - states the case for preserving wolves.]
(Reggio EMilia, Italy: Nick Watt) The bank vault of parmesan cheese in Reggio Emilia, Italy, featured; scenes shown from inside the vault's wall of cheese cared for by bank employees & a cheese factory; details given about the use of cheese for collateral.