This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with OBGYN Dr. David Grimes about rape and pregnancy. [GRIMES - talks about cases of rape and pregnancy; calls Willke's position "hogwash" and he has no scientific credentials.] Other material: a statement yesterday from Dr. Willke quoted.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Paul Begala and Republican Kellyanne Conway about the politics of the Akin story. [BEGALA - says the Republican establishment is trying to drive Akin out of the race; comments on the position on abortion for rape victims; explains why the Republicans want Akin out.] [CONWAY - talks about the abortion planks in politics and about sex-selective abortion in the US.]
(Washington: John King) The gender gap for Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election campaign examined; electronic data outlined on screen about the suburban women vote in recent presidential elections.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Paul Begala and Republican Kellyanne Conway about the politics of the Representative Todd Akin story about rape and abortion; Guttmacher Inst. quoted. [CONWAY - says the election will be won/lost in the suburbs, but the economy is the issue.] [BEGALA - comments on the women vote and abortion rights.]
(New York: Randi Kaye) Ann Romney profiled; many photos shown; details given about her background, love affair with Mitt Romney, politics, her multiple sclerosis and breast cancer. [Biographer Ron SCOTT- warns against crossing Ann; tells anecdotes about Ann's strong will.] [Ann ROMNEY - talks about her family, her diseases.] [Mitt ROMNEY - talks about Ann's influence.]
(Studio: Susan Hendricks) A deadly day in Syria; charges a US Open tennis referee killed her husband with a coffee mug; the end of Diana Nyad's swim from Cuba to the Us; the return to TV of actor Michael J. Fox reported.
(Chicago: Ted Rowlands) Crime in Chicago featured; scenes shown from a police neighborhood patrol at night; details given about police programs to deal with gangs, guns and social problems. [Police officers Leo SCHMITZ, Joe PATTERSON, police Supt. Garry McCARTHY- talk about crime and violence in the city.] The gang problem linked to Chicago homicides discussed.
(Studio: Susan Hendricks) The shrapnel damage to the plane carrying Joints Chiefs of Staff chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey at an air base in Afghanistan; the course of Tropical Storm Isaac; book sales at Barnes and Noble due to "Fifty Shades of Gray" reported.