This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Mary Matalin and Cornell Belcher about taxes, the Buffett Rule and politics. [BELCHER - says a majority of Americans support the Buffett Rule so there should be political costs.] [MATALIN - states it is a political ploy and not effective.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Earlier interview held with Syrian activist Zaidoun about Syria; video from Syria shown. [In Homs, ZAIDOUN - says he recorded every motor he heard: there was no cease-fire; states the firing is indiscriminant; states this regime has one intention: keep lying and killing us; wants the international community to send three thousand observers.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Stanford University professor Fouad Ajami about Syria. [AJAMI - talks about his visit to the Syrian refugee camp in Turkey.]
(Washington> Dana Bash) The role of GSA regional commissioner Jeff Neely in planning the high-spending conference in Las Vegas paid for by taxpayers examined; scenes shown from the Congressional hearings; details given about other GSA spending excesses. [Representative Tim WALZ, former Public Buildings Service commissioner Robert PECK, GSA inspector general Brian MILLER, GSA CFO Alison DOONE, GSA OFFICIAL - raise issues about the GSA accountability.] The stunning lack of accountability raised by these hearings and how Neely intimidated others discussed.
(Studio: Isha Sesay) The Secret Service prostitution scandal in Cartagena, Colombia; the trial of Anders Breivik for the massacre last summer in Norway; the final touch down for the space shuttle Discovery that will be put on display at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum reported; shuttle on a plane shown.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Mark Nejame and former Florida state attorney Rob Smith about the Zimmerman trial. [NEJAME, SMITH - talk about the available pool of judges to hear the case, including retired Judge Eaton.] [SMITH - talks about the process of setting a date and judge for the trial.]
(Studio: Isha Sesay) The search in North Carolina for a missing Army private Kelli Bordeaux; the fraud charge against a Michigan lottery winner for collecting welfare benefits; the Georgia police handcuffing of a 6-year-old throwing a temper tantrum and the recovery of guitars stolen from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers reported. Petty songs discussed.