This program is 28 minutes long
(Washington: Lisa Stark) The mysteries about the Northwest Airlines Flight 188 that overshot the Minneapolis airport examined; details given about what the pilots are saying about what was going on in the cockpit, officials' concern about a possible hijacking & how controllers finally reached the plane. [Pilot Richard COLE- speaks briefly.] [Former pilot John WILEY, former NTBS investigator Greg FEITH, National Air Traffic Controllers Assn. Craig BOEHNE- speculate about what happened.] [Passenger Anne KROSHUS- suggests there was negligence.]
(Studio: George Stephanopoulos) Live discussion held with aviation analyst John Nance about Flight 188. [NANCE - says the pilots' explanation is disingenuous, we cannot prove it & it is outrageous to be out of communication for so long; offers views on the issue of pilot fatigue & how the FAA should authorize naps in the cockpit.]
(Dallas: Ryan Owens) The boost to the lagging housing market from first-time buyers examined; statistics cited; details given of the worries about distressed property & the tax credit deadline. [First-time home buyer Joseph TROSKIE- wants to by now.] [PCN Bank economist Stuart HOFFMAN, ModTown Realty Trey KLEIN- say the tax credit is a factor.]
(Studio: George Stephanopoulos, Richard Besser) The serious nature of this pandemic, where it may be going this fall & next year, the CDC's frustration over the vaccine supply & how we do not know when the supply will be right discussed.
(Washington: David Wright) The planned closing of schools in Hawaii one day a week to save money due to the economic situation featured. [KID, FATHER, MOTHER - react.] [Hawaii board of education chairman Garrett TOGUCHI, Brown Center on Education Policy director Russ WHITEHURST, Hawaii state teachers assn. Wil OKABE- comment on the school challenge & this option.] [March 10, President OBAMA - backs more school time.] The annual days of school in the US, Hawaii, Japan & South Korea compared.
(Los Angeles: John Berman) The issue of doctors washing their hands featured; TV PSAs on hand washing shown; details given about a novel solution at Cedar Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles to get physicians to wash their hands. ["Freakonomics" co-authors Stephen DUBNER, Steven LEVITT- say doctors don't do it as well or as often as they should.] [Cedars Sinai chief of staff Dr. Paul SILKA- says doctors are putting patients as risk with bad hygiene.]
(Studio: George Stephanopoulos) Further stories with the "Freakonomics" co-authors on "20/20" noted.