This program is 29 minutes long
(White House: Chip Reid) President Obama's White House meeting with bank CEOs to tell them it is payback time featured; details given about how three bank CEOs listened in by phone due to bad weather; details given about Obama's call for banks to start lending to small businesses. [OBAMA - talks about helping to rebuild the economy; speaks about common sense consumer protection.] [US Bancorp CEO Richard DAVIS- comments on the meeting.] [Last night on "60 Minutes," OBAMA - speaks about the fat cat bankers.]
(Studio: Katie Couric) A Reality Check on bank bailout introduced.
(Washington: Wyatt Andrews) The reasons for the payoff of TARP money by some of the banks examined; statements from Bank of America & Citibank quoted; details given about the limits on executive salaries & bonuses for banks under TARP. [Last night on "60 Minutes," OBAMA - says the people on Wall Street just don't get it.] The money set aside for bonuses at Goldman Sachs cited. [The Corporate Library co-founder Nell MINOW- says the Wall Street culture is about big bonuses.]
(Studio: Jon LaPook) Two research studies on the risk of CT scans examined; details given about the cases of patients receiving too high a dose of radiation in hospitals in California & Alabama. [University of California at San Francisco professor Dr. Rebecca SMITH-BINDMAN- talks about the variation in radiation dosages.] [Yale school of medicine radiologist Dr. Jim BRINK- offers advice on CT scan use.]
(Los Angeles: Bill Whitaker) The economic impact of the fall from grace of golfer Tiger Woods examined; details given about his accident, admission of infidelity & his being dropped by Accenture with statements by his other sponsors quoted; statistics on his tournament & endorsement earnings & the drop in TV viewership with/without Tiger cited. ["Sports Illustrated": golf group David DUSEK- talks about Woods & sponsors; states Woods put big-time golf on the map.] [USC sports business inst. David CARTER- talks about the sponsors.] [Century Club of San Diego director Tom WILSON- notes the additional revenue with Tiger in the field.]
(Washington: Nancy Cordes) The announcement by the Supreme Court it will consider whether text messages are private examined; details given about the case pitting a SWAT sergeant against his police chief & a wireless company. [Electronic Privacy Information Center director Marc ROTENBERG- says this case could be groundbreaking; notes the lines between the workplace & home are blurred.]
(Mt. Hood: Priya David) The search for two missing climbers on Oregon's Mt. Hood featured; scenes & animated diagram shown of the mountain; photos shown of Katie Nolan, Anthony Vietti & Luke Gullberg, who died. [Missing climber Vietti's aunt Teri PREISS- says the three loved climbing.] [Portland mountain rescue Steve ROLLINS- opposes the use of the locator device.]
(Washington: Steve Hartman) 71-year-old harmonica player Andy Mackie profiled; scenes shown from his trailer home in northwest Washington state & Mackie giving harmonica & other music lessons in the schools & making "strum sticks." [MACKIE - talks about giving away harmonicas & giving lessons while going from school to school.] [Three KIDS - praise Mackie.] A later donation to fund Mackie's strum stick mission noted.