This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Jessica Yellin) The reasons for the total withdrawal from Iraq, Obama's promises about the region, the politics of his decision and the criticism from the Republicans discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The total US casualties in Iraq noted. Live discussion held with "New York Times" John Burns, former CIA official Bob Baer and "Rock the Casbah" author Robin Wright about US troops and Iraq. [BURNS - says the Iraqis resisted any grant of immunity to US troops but it has ominous implications as some US troops could have helped stabilize Iraq in an unstable period because all disputes in Iraq remain unresolved; predicts the Iranian role of trying to create a satrap government in Iraq.] [WRIGHT - says immunity is a big issue in the region; agrees Iraq has sectarian problems, but....; notes Iraq is better off than Afghanistan and Iran is a threat to Iraq.] [BAER - says there was no choice because Iraq wants us gone; agrees we are not done with the civil war in Iraq.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with ITN Channel 4 News editor Lindsey Hilsum about Kadhafi's capture and death; video shown. [HILSUM - says people were found in the drainage ditch with mercenaries surrendering and saying Kadhafi was there; comments on reports about his capture and what happened to African fighters captured with him.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Misrata: Dan Rivers) The view that Kadhafi was not killed in a crossfire after he was caught and when he may have been shot in the head, the view of Libyans about the death and the execution of a man who should have been put on trial discussed; inset video shown.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Atlanta: Sanjay Gupta) The questions about Jobs's pancreatic cancer, the treatment options that removed the tumor and how patients often react to having surgery and the reasons for his liver transplant discussed.
(Studio: Susan Hendricks) The protests in Yemen and Syria inspired by the death of Libyan leader Muammar el-Kadhafi; a report of a shakeup in Republican presidential candidate Representative Michele Bachmann's staff in New Hampshire; Walmart's rolling back of employee benefits and a bench-clearing brawl at a football game between UCLA and Arizona reported; brawl shown.
(Kansas City: Sandra Endo) The criminal black market for unborn babies sold through surrogate pregnancy examined; details given about one case; wiretaps played and how the scam worked. [Surrogate Heather ALBAUGH- talks about the surrogacy process, what happened, finding the FBI was investigating the surrogacy scam and how she felt during the pregnancy.] [Prospective parent "ALECIA" - comments on dealing with the company.] [FBI agent Keith SLOTTER- says it was children as commodities.] What has happened to the babies born in the scam and the lack of laws/licensing for surrogacy discussed.
(Studio: Susan Hendricks) The defense's cross examination of prosecution witness Dr. Steve Shafer in the manslaughter trial of Dr. Conrad Murray for the death of Michael Jackson; the search for missing baby Lisa Irwin; the order from Ohio's governor about laws for dangerous wild animals after the exotic animal case in the state; questions about why Apple chose a female voice for its iPhone voice recognition system reported.