This program is 28 minutes long
(Capitol Hill: Jonathan Karl) The threats against members of Congress over the health care bill reviewed; phone call to Representative Bart Stupak, message from Republican National Committee Michael Steel played & messages from former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, Democratic fund raiser Tim Kaine & the RNC quoted. [Representative Steny HOYER- criticizes the rhetoric.] [On Fox, Representative John BOEHNER - opposes violence.] [ABC News political reporter Rick KLEIN- outlines the Democratic strategy.] The ongoing debate in the Senate to try to force another vote in the House via amendments discussed.
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) President Obama's signing an executive order to keep federal funds from being used to pay for abortions shown.
(Studio: David Muir) The middle class frustration with the banks that have not responded even after the government bailout featured; details given about the limits of President Obama's federal program to help people late on mortgage payments & about Bank of America's new trial program for those with mortgages under water. [For ABC News, TARP special inspector general Neil BAROFSKY- says the mortgage program is not a success until more people are helped.] [In video, LeeANN GIVAN- complains.] [Bank of America Jack SCHAKETT- comments on the bank's plan; answers a question from LeeAnn.]
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The response to ABC's letter to eight of the biggest banks from only CitiGroup noted; photos shown of four bank CEOs & who refused & three bank CEOs who said "maybe" to be interviewed.
(Detroit: Chris Bury) The drastic measures suggested by new Detroit Mayor Dave Bing examined; scenes shown from the city's desolate areas. [BING - says he wants to demolish 3,000 dangerous residences; notes the huge financial crisis.] [In empty neighborhood, residents Bertha SIEG, Inez HOBSON- talk about staying or leaving.] [Businessman John HANTZ- foresees master farms in the city.] [Demographer Kurt METZGER- says we need to manage the land.]
(Washington: Martha Raddatz) The increasing use of prescription drugs by members of the US military examined; details given about the problems in providing therapy to the troops in the field. [Psychologist Jason PRINSTER- says soldiers who are depressed are being prescribed medicine with side effects.] [Former Army sergeant Chuck HUNTER- comments on the drugs to ease the psychological toll.] [In Iraq, Army psychiatrist Col. John LOOPER- talks about the use of anti-depressants etc.]
(Chicago: Barbara Pinto) A rebellion by Chicago school children against fast foods featured; scenes shown of the young protesters at school & before the school board. [Students BOY, Teresa ONSTOTT- complain about the school food.] [Chicago Public Schools CEO Ron HUBERMAN- responds.]