This program is 29 minutes long
(Little Rock: Eric Horng) The danger & destruction in the South from tornadoes featured; scenes shown of downed trees, wrecked buildings & a twister. [Voice of tornado victim Bobbie FEARS- reacts.] [AccuWeather meteorologist Ava DINGES- talks about the tornado season.]
(Washington: David Kerley) The problems at the investment bank Goldman Sachs featured; CEO Lloyd Blankfein's e-mail about shorts & money making & a statement from Goldman about the e-mails quoted; details given about SEC fraud charges against the company. [At Friday hearings, Senator Carl LEVIN - accuses Goldman of self-interest by betting against financial instruments they sold.] [On Thursday, President OBAMA - talks about the free market.]
(Studio: David Muir; White House: Jake Tapper) The state of the vote on the financial reform debate that would precede the bill vote & the Republican criticism of the proposal discussed.
(Studio: David Muir) Tomorrow's guests on "This Week" shown.
(Phoenix: Clayton Sandell) The fallout from Arizona's passage of a strict immigration bill examined; scenes shown from Phoenix of protests; details given about what the bill requires, the opposition to it & legal approaches. [GOP Senate candidate J.D. HAYWORTH- says this is about enforcement.] [American Immigration Lawyers Assn. vice president Eleanor PELTA- wonders about applying the law.] [Phoenix Mayor Phil GORDON- worries about boycotts.]
(Gulf of Mexico: David Muir) Life on an oil rig featured; scenes shown from Chevron's massive rig in the Gulf of Mexico & of the BP rig afire; details given about safety measures & technology. [Chevron engineer Clay JOSTES- shows the machinery.] [Senator Bill NELSON - expresses concern about oil rig accidents.]
(Studio: Brian Ross) The landmark research on drug addiction for Afghanistan children breathing in the heroin smoked at home featured; scenes shown of the drug economy that drives local addiction. [University of Florida researcher Dr. Bruce GOLDBERGER- says this has happened for generations & the kids crave the drug.] [Former drug official Specter Group international Doug WANKEL- shows what happens to the kids at home; denotes the resulting societal problem.] [Afghan deputy minister of counter narcotics Dr. Mohammed ZAFAR- talks about the drug problem.] The State Department research on Afghanistan discussed.
(Washington: Jonathan Karl) The story of SEC officials watching pornography on their computers at work updated; details given about the attorney who surfed for porn 8 hours a day, the office firewalls & lost productivity in corporate America due to porn. [SEC inspector general David KOTZ- comments on the porn case.] [The ePolicy Inst. director Nancy FLYNN- says corporate employees are doing the same thing.]
(Stafford, Connecticut: Stephanie Sy) The story of 14-year-old NASCAR driver Katie Brice presented; scenes shown from the Connecticut racetrack. [In her pink car, BRICE- comments on racing & accidents.] [Parents Lisa & Jim "Smokey" BRICE- talk about Katie driving.]