This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Redstates.com Erick Erickson, "Texas Monthly" magazine's Mimi Swartz and CNN's Roland Martin about Perry. [SWARTZ, ERICKSON, MARTIN - offer views on Perry, his claims, life in Texas, his role in the Republican field, a Perry candidacy.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.
(Charleston, South Carolina: Jim Acosta) The complicated relationship between Perry and former President George Bush examined; various scenes of Perry shown. [PERRY - talks about Bush.] [Former Congressman Martin FROST- assesses Perry and compares him to Bush.] [University of Texas James HENSON- talks about Perry rebranding and distancing from Bush.] [former White House press secretary Ari FLEISCHER- comments on Perry's approach.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Iowa: Candy Crowley; Washington: John King) The role of the straw poll in campaign politics, what Pawlenty needs to do and what former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin is up to discussed. Other material: [Last night, PAWLENTY - criticizes Bachmann.] [Last night, GINGRICH - responds to what he sees as a gotcha question.]
(Studio: Isha Sesay) Overnight session in Britain to deal with those arrested from the riots; a federal appeals court ruling that Congress cannot force people to buy health insurance; a quiet end to a volatile week on Wall Street and a lottery payoff for laid-off workers reported.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with former FLDS members Carolyn Jessop and Elissa Wall about the Jeffs sex tapes. [JESSOP - says Jeffs released a thousand tapes to condition his followers; explains the rules on sex among the followers; states FDLS children are coming out illiterate.] [WALL - reacts to the sex tapes; notes his voice was part of our indoctrination.]
(Studio: Isha Sesay) The arrest in Aruba of Gary Giordano in connection with missing Robyn Gardner; a judge's order for Casey Anthony to serve probation for check fraud; new charges in Colorado against the sibling Dougherty gang and an incident in Ohio in which a driver accidentally yanked a gas pump off reported.