Recap of August 16: Cost of Freedom Unplugged

The four weekend business shows did not air this weekend.

Instead, we were LIVE with The Cost of Freedom: Unplugged -- a two hour special, hosted by Neil Cavuto. The special balanced coverage of the blackout with the latest business and investing news.

Guests included:

• Cleveland Mayor Jane Campbell
• NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly
• Bill Cowan, FNC military analyst
• Harvey Kushner, terrorist and security analyst
• Bill Stanton, former New York police officer
• Jeff Birnbaum, Fortune magazine's Washington bureau chief
• Sen. Larry Craig, R-Idaho
• Rich Galen, Republican strategist and editor of
• Nancy Skinner, talk show host

and Cost of Freedom regulars:

• Wayne Rogers, Wayne Rogers & Co.
• Meredith Whitney, FOX Business News contributor
• Charles Payne,
• Tobin Smith, Changewave Research
• Victoria Murphy, Forbes senior reporter
• Jonas Max Ferris,
• Rich Karlgaard, Forbes publisher
• Quentin Hardy, Forbes Silicon Valley bureau chief
• Mike Ozanian, Forbes senior editor
• Hilary Kramer, A&G Capital
• Rob Stein, Astor Asset Management
• Jonathan Hoenig, Capitalist Pig Asset Management
• Dagen McDowell, FOX Business News correspondent
• Gary B. Smith, the Chartman
• Scott Bleier, Hybrid Investors
• Mike Norman, Economic Contrarian Update