This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer and CNN's Cornell Belcher about Cain. [FLEISCHER - says this will not damage the Republican Party and Cain is not ready to be president; indicates Mitt Romney needs Cain to stay in the race and he remains the one who could defeat President Obama.] [BELCHER - says Cain is not passing the credibility test; notes it benefits former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich; explains why Romney is coming out against Gingrich.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with White House press secretary Jay Carney about the president's travels. [CARNEY- says these many states are in play next year and he has to go there to talk about his agenda around the country; comments on the "Wall Street Journal" article critical of the president's travel.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper, Christine Romans) The impact of federal bank action on Wall Street, how the economy is all about Europe these days because the US cannot afford a collapse of th euro zone and the complications in fixing the European system discussed.
(Studio: Susan Hendricks) The discovery of human remains along a Long Island beach; the arraignment of four men for hate crimes against members of the Amish community; the hospitalization of evangelist Billy Graham; what happened to a Santa rappeling into a mall reported; scenes shown of Santa on a rope.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with reporter Sara Ganim about the latest allegations against Sandusky. [GANIM - says the man filing the lawsuit is not one of the 8 known victims; comments on the response from the Second Mile charity; outlines what Sandusky said about the shower incident.] [In interview, AMENDOLA - explains what happened in the Penn State shower.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Jeffrey Toobin and criminal defense attorney Mark Geragos about the Sandusky case. [GERAGOS - comments on the Amendola statement indicating a possible plea deal; explains the mechanics of the civil lawsuit and the statute of limitations.] [TOOBIN - talks about the indictment process; comments on Pennsylvania sexual abuse laws.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Syracuse: Gary Tuchman) The background to the secret Davis-Fine telephone tape with a statement from the "Post-Standard" newspaper about the legality of the taped conversation, why the paper's story was not published 9 years ago and the lack of a statement from Laurie Fine discussed; more tape excerpts played.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper, Jeffrey Toobin) The Cain press conference and the unanswered questions discussed.