This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: Lisa Myers) Goldman’s fraud scheme examined; details given about the role of hedge fund manager John Paulson’s firm in creating a package designed to fail; response from Goldman quoted. [CNBC’s David FABER- states it’s an important moment for the financial system.] [Columbia University professor John COFFEE- says the style at the SEC has changed.] [Former PROSECUTOR – says Goldman will be vindicated.] [SEC director of enforcement Robert KHUZAMI- notes implications for other firms.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Stock loss for Goldman cited; Stock Market Report.
(Studio: Brian Williams, Dylan Ratigan) Who got hurt in this scheme discussed.
(London: Dawna Friesen) The suspension of air travel due to the ash cloud from the volcano in Iceland updated; map shown of the spread of the cloud over Europe; scenes shown of stranded passengers, people on the runway at Bristol’s airport; details given of the impact on events in Europe, including the funeral for Poland’s president and the birthday party for Denmark’s queen. [EUROCONTROL deputy chief Brian FLYNN- predicts disruption of air traffic tomorrow.] [TRAVELLER – reacts.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Hvolsvollur, Iceland: Chris Jansing) Concern in Iceland about this eruption featured; scenes shown of the lava, the volcanic plume; details given of concern about flooding; animation shown of the eruption of Katla that was triggered by Eyjafjallajökull. [Farmer Thorkil ERIKSEN- recalls the sound of the eruption.] [University of Iceland volcanologist Bjorn ODDSSON- notes they don’t know how long it will continue.] [NBC News Al ROKER- says we don’t see an end to this weather pattern.]
(Washington: Tom Costello) The danger for airplanes of flying through volcanic ash featured; details given about a 1989 incident involving KLM Flight 867 and a 1982 incident involving a British Airways plane; animations and footage shown; photo shown of an ash-covered airplane engine. [British Airways pilot Capt. Eric MOODY- recalls what happened.] [NBC aviation analyst Mark ROSENKER- says we’ve learned a great deal and that’s why we stay away from it.]
(Port-au-Prince: Nancy Snyderman) The efforts of American Dr. Julie Manly to save Sacre Coeur hospital in Haiti, which ran out of money after opening its doors to all earthquake victims, featured; scenes shown of Manly in Haiti and at home in North Carolina. [MANLY – says if this hospital dies, these technologies will not be available in Haiti.]