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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Representative Mike Rogers, CNN's David Gergen, Representative Barney Frank & Deepak Chopra about the health care debate & what Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said about political rhetoric. [ROGERS - says average people have been showing up at the town hall meetings.] [GERGEN - says the political situation is worse with radical elements on the fringes on both sides so the threat levels have increased.] [CHOPRA - says the health care debate has shifted & people are scared; speaks about unnecessary medical tests.] [FRANK - cites the mistakes the conservatives are making.] [ROGERS - says average people are scared & we need a serious debate.] [FRANK - responds.] Other material: [August 18, in response to a woman's question about Obama, the Nazi, FRANK - speaks about this "vile nonsense."]
- Cooper, Anderson
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