Road to Rescue Videos
The bank stops here
PLAYThe bank stops here(0:52)1:23pm

Sheila Bair, Chairman of the FDIC, is charged with protecting us from failing banks, and trying to fix them.

Walking the budget tightrope

Peter Orszag, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, must balance massive federal spending and cutting the deficit.

He's got Obama's ear
PLAYHe's got Obama's ear(1:00)11:28am

Larry Summers, the head of the National Economic Council, is the president's top adviser on the crisis.

Volcker: Tighten the rules

The head of Obama's Economic Recovery Advisory Board wants tougher restrictions on Wall Street.

Romer: Spending is the solution

The chair of the president's Council of Economic Advisers says government spending will fix the economy.

Buoying the banks
PLAYBuoying the banks(1:23)7:22am

Treasury Secretary Geithner is focused on fixing the banks as the first step in rescuing the economy.

Navigating around disaster

Fed Chairman Bernanke is trying to steer the economy out of trouble using every tool he can.