This program is about 1 hour long
(New York: Deborah Feyerick) The issue of the legality of sexual-based services on Internet Backpage.com examined; details given about cases of people advertising underage girls for sex on Backpage.com. [Village Voice Media LLC Liz McDOUGALL- reacts to the victims of exploitation; denies we are in the prostitution business.] [Ramsey County, Minn., attorney John CHOI- talks about trafficking on Backpage.] [Mother of girl advertised on Backpage, "VIOLET" - reacts to the ads.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Earlier discussion held with "New York Times" columnist Nicholas Kristof and California attorney general Kamala Harris on prostitution in the US. [KRISTOF - says local girls are being trafficked by Village Voice; comments on the role of pressure so Village Voice has to see it is losing money.] [HARRIS - says this is just not international, it is American kids with Backpage being the market place for illegal transactions; states Backpage is a thriving market.] Other material: [Last year, Backpage.com Ed McNALLY- explains the focus on protection via filters to prevent human trafficking.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with "End This Depression Now!" author Paul Krugman and CNN's David Gergen about the economic numbers. [KRUGMAN - says the economy is moving sideways because our policies are wrong and we keep laying off people at the state and local government while the recovery is in the private sector; states the "other side" is committed to a fantasy view of economics; suggests Obama stand up to what he believes in.] [GERGEN - calls the jobs report unadulterated bad news with fewer jobs than when the recession started; states we are drifting and waiting till the election; opposes big cuts in this economy.] Other material: [ROMNEY - speaks about unemployment numbers.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; studio: Rafael Romo) The scene that Suarez described about the behavior of the agents at the Cartagena bar and hotel and the agent's behavior towards Suarez at the hotel room discussed.
(Studio: Susan Hendricks) A likely resolution between the US and China about the status of blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng so he will be coming to the US; violence in Syria; the permission from football player Junior Seau's family for his brain to be studied for evidence of injury after his suicide and the death of Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys reported.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with criminal defense attorney Mark Geragos, former prosecutor Marcia Clark and former police officer Lou Palumbo about the Chamberlain shooting. [GERAGOS, CLARK, PALUMBO - offer views on the legal aspects of this police case and about how the police handled the matter thus leading to a federal investigation.]
(Zanesville, Ohio: Jason Carroll) The story of the five exotic animals now being returned to the farm of Marian Thompson in rural Ohio featured; scenes shown; details given about what happened on October 18 when Terry Thompson released the animals and committed suicide and the loose Ohio laws on owning exotic pets. [Neighbor Sam KOPCHAK- hopes the animals will go somewhere else.] [Muskingum County Sheriff Matt LUTZ- talks about what happened and the law.] [Columbus Zoo and Aquarium Tom STALF- comments on the lack of a system to monitor the health of the animals.] [Ohio Humane Society David DURST- comments.] Marian's affirmation she will care for the animals discussed.