This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Politico editor John Harris about Cain and the harassment charges. [HARRIS - comments on the National Restaurant Assn. decision not to endorse their former CEO; states this is a hard story to penetrate so our story has been edited; outlines the two main facts about the harassment claims.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen, Gloria Borger and Jeffrey Toobin about Cain and the harassment story. [TOOBIN - says the complaining woman can be released from her "contract" about the harassment case.] [BORGER - outlines what would change if the woman is allowed to come forward to tell her harassment story.] [GERGEN - says this story has "legs" and the controversy will deepen unless Cain calls for the settlement to be made public; notes Politico is made up of professionals and their reporting seems to be firm and they gave Cain time to prepare to answer the story.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Joel Bennett, attorney for one of the woman harassed with the three CNN figures asking questions. [Voice of BENNETT - talks about the confidentiality agreement and whether the client wants to release it; answers questions from Toobin, Gergen and Borger about the agreement, the evidence about what Cain did to her, what he can recall about his client, how it was a "settlement agreement" with the National Restaurant Assn. with a confidentiality clause.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held continued CNN's David Gergen, Gloria Borger and Jeffrey Toobin about Cain and the harassment story. [TOOBIN - says the woman will get her story out some way.] [BORGER - comments on the case.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Roland Martin and Ken Blackwell about whether this is a racial attack against Cain, who is a black Republican conservative. [MARTIN - says this is not a high-tech lynching of Cain; states race does not play a factor in this questioning about Cain: this is what happens when you lead in the polls.] [BLACKWELL - says his conservatism, not race, is playing a role here; states we need to get to the bottom of the sexual harassment charges and Cain's staff has mishandled the situation.]
(Studio: Susan Hendricks) The FBI probe into a financial firm headed by former New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine; Greece's call for a vote on a bailout package; Syria's agreement to an Arab League plan to end the violence against protesters and the emergency landing in Poland of a plane with landing gear problems reported; plane shown.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; studio: Drew Griffin) Operation Wide Receiver from 2006-2207 that allowed guns to be loosed in Mexico without any ability to track them before the Fast and Furious second "gunwalking" program in 2010 discussed. [BREUER - regrets not telling the attorney general that Wide Receiver did not work.]
(Studio: Susan Hendricks) The status of the trial of Dr. Conrad Murray for his role in the death of Michael Jackson; transcript revelations that Casey Anthony invoked her rights against self-incrimination in her civil lawsuit brought by Zenaida Gonzalez; Bank of America's dropping of its plans for debit card fees and a vending machine for meat lovers reported.