This program is about 1 hour long
(Jackson, Mississippi: Ed Lavandera) The state supreme court hearings on the pardons case reviewed; photos shown of the four released murderers; details given about Barbour's attorneys' legal arguments.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper, Jeffrey Toobin) The legal issues in this Mississippi case, including the meaning of "harmless error," discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with victim Tammy Gatlin's mother and sister about the pardons. [BREWER, ELLIS - comment on Barbour's actions and today's legal arguments and not being notified about parole hearings.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A dispatch from activist "Danny" in Syria presented; scenes shown of wounded children. [DANNY - asks what the U.N. will do about this; states we have 200 bodies.] A look at the Syrian state Website shown and detailed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A report from BBC reporter Paul Wood presented; video of a funeral shown.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A report from Syrian activist Abou Abdo presented; night video of a funeral shown. [Voice of ABU ABDO - explains the conditions in the city of Homs; says President Bashir al-Assad is killing his people; asks for help from the international community.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Dana Bash) The issue of "political intelligence" discussed; details given about political donations to Cantor from Wall Street and how information is gathered in the halls of Congress and then sold to financial firms and how this bill is mostly for show despite the tarnished reputation of Congress.
(Studio: Isha Sesay) The announcement that Representative Gabrielle Giffords's aide will run for her seat; the net loss for the United States Postal Service last year; protests at Apple stores about working conditions at overseas factories and a spinoff of the "Jersey Shore" reality show reported.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Cornell Belcher and former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer about Obama and big money. [BELCHER - defends the campaign view of not demonizing Wall Street; admits super PAC money is a political reality.] [FLEISCHER - calls this Obama "double-talk" like other Obama flip-flops; comments on what Mitt Romney needs to say in his CPAC speech.]
(Studio: Isha Sesay) The investigation in Washington state into the handling of the 911 call made from Josh Powell's home by a social worker just before he blew up the house; the reopening of a Los Angeles elementary school after the teacher scandal; a Wal-Mart surveillance tape of an attempted abduction and the FBI's release of its file on Apple CEO Steve Jobs reported.