This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Paul Begala and Romney adviser Kevin Madden about the battle over same-sex marriage. [MADDEN - explains what "full equality" and "marriage" means to Romney; says voters will be talking about current issues, including the candidates' views of marriage.] [BEGALA - suggests Romney wants to kick gays out of the military and amend the Constitution to write discrimination into it.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Earlier interview held with civil rights activist Julian Bond about the reaction of the African-American community to the gay marriage issue and Romney's definition of "equality." [BOND - comments on Romney's views of "full equality"; gives his personal reaction to what Obama said yesterday about gay marriage; suggests the tide is turning toward black support for same-sex marriage; states the gay issue is now the front of the civil rights movement.]
(No location given: Drew Griffin) The response from the DVNF head to the investigation reviewed. [In Baton Rouge, DVNF president WILKEWITZ- agrees to answer questions and then slams door.] [Birmingham veterans center J.D. SIMPSON - lists what DVNF sent to veterans.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; no location given: Drew Griffin) The DVNF response to CNN and how the funds have gone to Quadriga Arts for raising the dollars for the DVNF discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with J.D. Simpson about veterans, volunteers and DVNF. [SIMPSON - says the money is not getting to Alabama veterans: the organization is stealing at a time of limited resources for disabled veterans; reiteates M&Ms is not the answers to veterans' needs.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Greensboro, North Carolina: Joe Johns) The testimony from Edwards adviser John Hindery about Edwards's interest in running for the vice president or attorney general slot with President Obama, why Rielle Hunter was not called to testify, what Edwards said to his lawyer Abbe Lowell yesterday about the case and how other witnesses are dead, old or crazy reviewed and discussed.
(Studio: Isha Sesay) A deadly bombing in Syria; new details on the background of the double agent who foiled the Al Qaeda bomb plot; the stock market report and a break in a 22-year-old art heist at the Boston Museum reported.
(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. [Ramsey County, Minn., attorney John CHOI- talks about trafficking on Backpage.] [Mother of girl advertised on Backpage, "DAWN" - reacts to the ads.] [At hearings, hidden underage prostitute "BRIANNA" - testifies.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Long live interview held with Village Voice Media LLC Liz McDougall defending the company's services; ads quoted. [McDOUGALL- says adult services is just one category, we cooperate with law enforcement to prevent exploitation and how there is legal sex work as well as illegal sex activity; states Backpage is most cooperative and has helped in rescues of exploited minors; explains verification processes for the Internet ad services.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper, Sunny Hostin) The law in this kidnapping/murder case with two women in custody for aiding Mayes discussed.