This program is 29 minutes long
(White House: Savannah Guthrie) President Obama's White House meeting with bank executives reviewed; details given about the decrease in government leverage as banks pay back bailout money. [OBAMA – notes banks received assistance from taxpayers and now they must help get the economy moving; criticizes Wall Street for lobbying against financial reform.] [From “60 Minutes,” OBAMA – says the people on Wall Street still do not get it.] [Harvard University Ken ROGOFF- calls the government backing of banks an odd situation.] [US Bancorp CEO Richard DAVIS- says we’re going to work together.] Bank of America’s plan to increase small and medium-sized business lending noted.
(Studio: Brian Williams, Steve Liesman) Obama’s leverage over the bankers and his browbeating of the bank industry discussed.
(Copenhagen: Anne Thompson) The discord at the U.N.’s global climate summit in Copenhagen, Denmark, featured; details given about the boycott by developing nations; scenes shown of protestors throwing shoes at a mural of world leaders. [Nigeria Ministry of Environment special advisor Roni AJAO- speaks of a new era of Africans who will make a stand.] [Natural Resources Defense Council Jake SCHMIDT- says they want a seat at the table.] [US Special Envoy on Climate Change Todd STERN- says it’s important to focus on getting this done.] [Secretary of Energy Steven CHU- states it’s our hope that the developed countries can help the developing countries.] [People’s Movement on Climate Change Maria Theresa LAURON- says they're being super conservative or totally stupid.] The carbon dioxide created by this summit cited.
(Mt. Hood, Oregon: Lee Cowan) The desperate search for two climbers missing on Oregon's Mt. Hood featured; photos shown of Katie Nolan and Anthony Vietti and their friend Luke Gullberg, who died. [Clackamas County Search and Rescue Nate THOMPSON- speaks of the avalanche danger.] [Vietti’s aunt Teri PREISS- says they’re strong enough to still be alive.] [Climber Erik WEIHENMAYER- states having a personal locating device wouldn’t make any difference.]
(Washington: Pete Williams) The ICE nationwide roundup of counterfeit goods featured; scenes shown of seized merchandise.
(New York: Robert Bazell) Research outlining the dangers from CT scans examined; estimates on excess cancers and deaths cited. [University of California at San Francisco Dr. Rita REDBERG- describes the findings about radiation and cancers.] [Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Dr. Elliot FISHMAN- cites the advantages of CT scans.]
(Center City, Minnesota: Natalie Morales) Ethel’s Mittens, a Minnesota group that makes hats and mittens for those in need, featured; scenes shown of the sewing circle started in honor of Ethel Yund. [Ethel’s daughters Roseann PARKE, Rosemary EMANUELSON- comment.] [SR Harris Fabric Outlet owner Scott HARRIS- says we donate the fabric and they donate the time.] [Linwood Senior Center Judy HANNA- notes it’s harder for families to have the resources in a rural area.]