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21 September, 2008

the week it was, 21 September 2008

“If the America sneezes, the world catches a cold.”
US an investment bank Lehaman Brothers declared bankruptcy and Merrill Lynch was sold. US Government provided $85 billion rescue plan to save AIG. Mr. Malcolm Turnbull is the new opposition leader. Grant Denyer suffered a spinal injury after falling from a monster truck during the practice for a show. Sydney welcomed the Olympic heroes home. Here's the weekly The Week It Was. As usual, the clip is available in the usual H.264 format. Why do I use H.264 format? See this QuickTime codec comparison page and judge yourself.

QuickTime: The Week It Was
(Click the screenshot above to watch the video clip)

US shares went into freefall overnight after an investment bank Lehaman Brothers declared bankruptcy and Merrill Lynch was sold. The World's biggest insurer AIG could be next. US Government provided $85 billion rescue plan. “If the America sneezes, the world catches a cold.” Malcolm Turnbull is the new Liberal Party (opposition) leader. Channel 7 star (best known as Sunrise Weatherman) Grant Denyer suffered a spinal injury after falling from a monster truck during the practice for a show. Sydney welcomed the Olympic heroes home.

Although personally I found YouTube's format is usually then direct video download ot streaming, I know there are many people prefer YouTube. For those who prefer videos in YouTube format, here's YouTube version:



H.264QuickTime 7The video clip is encoded with state-of-the-art video codec H.264, which delivers stunning quality at remarkably low data rates. QuickTime Player 7 (free) is recommended for watching the video.

Content of the video clip is copyright Seven Network.

Posted by Antony on 21 September 2008 8:33 PM | newstalk, videos

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What? No mention of the first Qantas A380 arriving in Sydney today? Biggest news story of Sunday 21st September.
Posted by Rev.Dr. Wu Yi on 21 September 2008 11:22 PM.
The Week It Was cuts on Friday or Saturday I believe.
Posted by Antony Shen on 21 September 2008 11:28 PM.
Oh, BTW it is $US800-850 Billion for Bush's bailout, nearly a trillion US dollars, not $US85 Billion as you quoted!
Posted by Rev.Dr. Wu Yi on 22 September 2008 4:50 PM.
Thanks for pointing out. The chicken from remote village must have stolen a zero as he assumed it was an egg.
Posted by Antony Shen on 22 September 2008 6:12 PM.
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