This program is 28 minutes long
(Studio: Brian Ross) Toyota's huge recall of vehicles with sticking gas pedal problems featured; 911 phone call prior to a fatal accident; details given about deaths connected to the runaway cars. [Victim's WIFE - comments.] [Safety Research & Strategies Sean KANE- says some incidents cannot be explained by floor mats.] [Toyota driver Kevin HAGGERTY- recounts his problems & what the dealer did.] Toyota's investigations of incidents & the role of the ABC News reports on what to do discussed.
(La Canada: California: Sam Champion) The pounding of California by four rainstorms reviewed; scenes shown of people evacuating due to the threat of mudslides, rainy streets, snow of the roads, erosion leaving buildings on a cliff & Sea World. [Los Angeles County Public Works director Gail FARBER- tells residents it is time to roll.] [Resident Del TUCKER- worries about mud.] [Cliff resident Rick JENKINS - recounts his patio going.] The barricades to hold mud, water & debris shown & discussed.
(White House: Jake Tapper) President Obama's Announcement of new rules for the banks that received bailout money featured; details given about the new regulations, the reaction of banks & the criticism of the proposals. [OBAMA - says the taxpayer will not be held hostage by the banks.] [The Financial Services Roundtable Jill HERSHEY- talks about risk.] [White House press secretary Robert GIBBS- comments on the stock market's reaction.] Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner's reservations about the new rules noted.
(Supreme Court: Terry Moran) The Supreme Court ruling on campaign finance laws based on the case of a movie about Hillary Clinton examined; details given of the court decision that a ban on corporate spending violated the First Amendment free speech. The opinions from Justices Anthony Kennedy & John Paul Stevens quoted. [Republican election lawyer Benjamin GINSBERG- backs the ruling.] What the court ruling will mean for advertising by corporations in this election year outlined.
(No location given: Dan Harris) Today's admission by former Senator John Edwards that he is the father of the baby of his mistress Rielle Hunter featured; scenes shown of him campaigning in the 2008 election. [In the past, former Edwards aide Andrew YOUNG- says he was supposed to fake paternity, including taking a fake paternity test.] [Now, YOUNG - says Edwards should have admitted it two years ago.] [Today, voice of Elizabeth EDWARDS - says the family feels relieved.]
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Further coverage of the Young interview on "20/20" noted.
(Mirabale, Haiti: David Muir) The flight of people from the earthquake-stricken capital of Haiti featured; scenes shown of the people on the road out of Port-au-Prince, waiting for the airdrop of food & water, the U.N. trucks finally coming in to deliver.
(London: Nick Watt) How sleep talker Adam Lennard is being recorded by his wife, who posts his outbursts on a blog, featured; details given about their fame, T-shirts, audio of Adam's gibberish. [On TV, couple Karen SLAVICK-LENNARD & Adam LENNARD- comment on the nighttime activity.]