This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Sacramento: Drew Griffin) What the DVNF said about the money that seems to be going to a private fund-raising organization named Quadriga Art discussed. [In interview, DVNF vice president Valerie CONLEY- says you need to talk to the Washington office about the 56 million dollars in funds, we have done nothing illegal and money does go to the veterans; defends their fund-raising strategy.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper, Jeffrey Toobin; Sacramento: Drew Griffin) The law regulating charities that raise money to support themselves and how Quadriga is making profits off this enterprise discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Paul Begala and former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer about the debt issue. [BEGALA - says Boehner wants to damage the country by going to the brink against about the debt ceiling; says it will take revenue and spending cuts.] [FLEISCHER - admits there is a political element and it will become a showdown because Washington has never done anything about the debt; states we cannot go on with trillion dollar deficits.]
(New York: Deborah Feyerick) Some views of Backpage.com presented; details given about cases in 22 states. [Ramsey county attorney John CHOI, mother of girl advertised on Backpage.com, "DAWN" - talk about trafficking in prostitution linked to Backpage.com.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Last week's interview held with Village Voice Media lawyer Liz McDougall about Backpage.com. [McDOUGALL- defends Backpage; says vice officers say Backpage is most cooperative; states money is not the issue, but it is impractical to verify ages.] Statements from legal experts listed by McDougall mentioned and quoted,
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Discussion held with National Center for Missing and Exploited Children director Ernie Allen and "New York Times" Nicholas Kristof about the trafficking of children. [ALLEN - says Backpage is not the sheriff of the Internet, which has become the clearing house for illegal prostitution; comments on his organization's work with craigslist; says our goal is ending the problem, not prosecuting some.] [KRISTOF - talks about the market for prostitution advertisement; wants advertisers to pull out of the Village Voice newspaper because of ads selling sex.]
(Studio: Isha Sesay) A bomb blast stranding U.N. observers in Syria; the shootings by a man impersonating a police officer on Mississippi highways; the hunt for a groom after the death of his new bride; the Medal of Honor awarded posthumously to Vietnam War hero Leslie Sabo; a rare solar eclipse visible in the US reported.