This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio Chad Myers) The newest data on the route of Isaac toward Port-au-Prince and then on to the US reviewed; weather maps shown.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Port-au-Prince: Gary Tuchman) The situation in Port-au-Prince, which is still filled with people in a tent city, discussed; onset video of rain and wind shown.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with Haiti relief organizer Sean Penn about Haiti. [PENN - explains the danger of strong rains, floods and mudslides with the potential of the spread of disease; talks about the flimsy nature of the tents in the camps and the two biggest obstacles to change in Haiti.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with former police officer Lou Palumbo and CNN reporter Poppy Harlow about the police shooting on the street. [PALUMBO - says there is not another option than to engage the man with a gun and the innocent get wounded.] [By phone, HARLOW - recounts Johnson being laid off, having an ongoing spat with Ercolino and the shooting; explains a witness account.]
(Studio: Kyung Lah) The violence in Syria between government forces and rebel groups; the attack on a US embassy vehicle in Mexico City, Mexico; a jury finding against Samsung for violating Apple's patents and the death of Sesame Street puppeteer Jerry Nelson reported.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Earlier discussion held with CNN's John King and Gloria Borger about Romney. [At the electronic map, KING - says this "joke" does not help Romney because the role is to change people's image/favorability of Romney; comments on the CNN/ORC poll numbers: the energy gap favoring Republicans; talks about the independent and the suburban vote.] [BORGER - says a cautious Romney makes mistakes and then self-edits; comments on the poll numbers on abortion and what Romney said for the CNN documentary.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The CNN airing of "Romney Revealed" announced.
(Studio: Kyung Lah) The prison sentence for Norwegian Anders Breivik for the July 22, 2011, mass shooting attack; an appeals court's nixing of new tobacco warning on cigarette packages and the "restored" Spanish fresco of Jesus reported; fresco pictures shown.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Earlier interview held with "Bicycling" editor Bill Strickland about Arnmstrong's decision not to fight the penalties. [STRICKLAND - explains the evidence and witnesses against Armstrong that led to the decision; states he went back and forth about whether Armstrong did/did not dope until last year: now no doubt; explains how cyclists beat the drug tests over the years; indicates it will be knotty to redetermine the tour race winners.]