This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Barbara Starr and Jill Dougherty and former USS Cole commander Kirk Lippold about Iranian intentions at sea. [STARR - outlines Iran's possible motivation in coming at the ships and the Pentagon concerns; cites the importance of the strait to get oil out.] [LIPPOLD - suggests what Iran was up to in provoking US ships.] [DOUGHERTY - comments on the State Department message to Iran with whom the US does not have diplomatic relations.]
(Mississippi: Martin Savidge) The CNN interview with pardoned murderer Anthony McCray introduced. [McCRAY - says he deserves a second chance.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The murder of his estranged wife by David Gatlin reviewed. [Victim Randy WALKER- describes what happened in the shooting.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The legal battle over the pardon process in Mississippi introduced. [On Wednesday, Mississippi attorney general Jim HOOD- says Barbour did not follow the state constitution.] [On Fox, BARBOUR - explains why the criminals of passion work at the governor's mansion and can be trusted.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Mississippi: Martin Savidge) How the interview with McCray came about, what actually happened in the shooting that McCray claims was accidental and how Barbour's account is ridiculous discussed. [McCRAY - says he accidentally shot his wife in a struggle over the gun and did not even know she was hit.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with state representative David Baria and CNN's Jeffrey Toobin about the pardon case. [BARIA - comments on the reaction in the state to the pardons; outlines the legislation he will call for so victims can be heard.] [TOOBIN - comments on the notice provision that was not followed by the governor; notes the sexism of supporting crimes of passion.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Paul Begala, Mary Matalin and Erick Erickson about the Republican race in South Carolina. [BEGALA, MATALIN, ERICKSON - offer views on South Carolina, Romney, attacks on Bain and his "vulture capitalism," Gingrich, Rick Santorum, the private equity issue.]
(Studio: Drew Griffin) A report that resident doctors are cheating on radiology board exams by quoting from back tests examined; details given about "recall" tests available on online. [US Army Dr. Matthew WEBB - says they are cheating to pass the exams; states he was told you have to use the "recalls" and using the recalls is accepted.] [American Board of Radiology director Dr. Gary BECKER- says it is cheating and the board acted.] [ABR president-elect Dr. James BORSTEDE- asserts recalls are cheating.] Webb's problems with the military noted. The military's view on the use of recall questions and what the radiology board is doing about the tests discussed.
(Studio: Isha Sesay) A demonstration in Syria by the opposition group and the army as violence continued; the heart health scare for former Senator John Edwards, whose trial on campaign finance violations has now been postponed; the prison sentence for Joran van der Sloot for the Peruvian murder; Standard and Poor's downgrading of European nations; am unveiling of the Confederate submarine the Hunley reported.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper, Isha Sesay) The language barrier between Anderson and Isha over "gumby" and "twinkies" and other such treats recalled; scenes shown of Gumby on stage and of the dessert foods Isha had to try.