This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Sanjay Gupta) Live discussion held with CNN's Paul Begala, David Gergen and former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer about the supercommittee's failure. [GERGEN - says usually at the 11th hour people find a deal in a fragile economic time: it is reckless and irresponsible; asks if President Obama will take the lead or sit on the sidelines.] [BEGALA - says Obama was pushing for a big deal, but Republicans refused to raise taxes for the wealthy.] [FLEISCHER- recalls the last three budget agreements where the Congress and the president came together while this time there was lack of presidential involvement; states divided government will not work while Obama is president.]
(Studio: Sanjay Gupta) Live discussion held with CNN's Ben Wedeman, actor Khaled Abdalla and Princeton University's Anne-Marie Slaughter about Egypt; inset video shown. [From Cairo, WEDEMAN - says clashes are still ongoing with anger focused on the interior ministry; states this is mistrust of the military leaders despite coming parliamentary elections.] [ABDALLA - talks about the images he has seen in the morgue.] [SLAUGHTER - talks about the military's role in Egypt, the planned united march against it and the hard question about what the US should say about violence against the protests.]
(Studio: Jason Carroll) The restrictions on the Penn State investigation by Freeh reviewed and what he will have access to without subpoena power discussed. [FREEH - says some information can be shared and we are not making a criminal investigation.]
(Studio: Isha Sesay) More fallout from the video of the police at the University of California at Davis pepper spraying protesters and another demonstration; Oklahoma State University's good-bye to two basketball coaches killed in a plane crash; the testimony in Britain by actor Hugh Grant over tabloid newspaper phone hacking and Marine Sgt. Scott Moore's dream date to the ball with actress Mila Kunis reported.
(Studio: Sanjay Gupta) A look inside the mind of Jared Loughner, who shot Giffords and others in Tucson, presented; courtroom sketches and photos shown; details given about his prison cell behavior before and after he was ordered to take anti-psychotic drugs. [In interview, forensic psychiatrist Helen MORRISON - talks about the constitutionality of the forced and unforced medication treatment of Loughner, the risk of suicide, the definition of competency.]
(Golden Meadow, Louisiana: Gary Tuchman) An NRDC study on the dangers of seafood to children and fetuses examined; details given about the FDA-NRDC dispute. [Shrimper/crabber Tom BARRIOS- comments on the business and food safety.] [Louisiana Shrimp Assn. Clint GUIDRY, FDA Gulf Coast Seafood Lab's Robert DICKEY, NRDC scientist Dr. Gina SOLOMON- offer views on the seafood safety and contaminants issues.]
(Studio: Isha Sesay) The murder in the Netherlands of a baseball player, Greg Halman, by his brother; the arrest in New York City of Jose Pimentel for making a bomb; the missing money at the MF Global securities firm and the booing of First Lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden at a NASCAR event reported.