This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Cairo: Ian Lee) What is happening in Egypt in a war of attrition with hardcore protesters battling the police and the security by US Marines at the embassy discussed; scenes shown from a fiery Tahrir Square in Cairo.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live phone interview held with Egyptian journalist Mona Eltahawy about what is happening in Cairo. [Voice of ELTAHAWY- talks about the protesters yesterday and today; expresses concern there has not been a clear statement from Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi; worries about the Egyptian revolution.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Jomana Karadsheh and CNN's Jill Dougherty about what is happening in Libya. [KARADSHEH - comments on the Libyan condemnation of the embassy attack that may be linked to revenge for September 11.] [DOUGHERTY - comments on the security measures in the embassy in Tripoli and on the details of the death of Ambassador Stevens in the consulate fire.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Princeton University's Anne-Marie Slaughter, CNN's Christiane Amanpour and former CIA officer Bob Baer about the events in Egypt and Libya. [AMANPOUR - talks about the worrying situation in Egypt that might spread to protests in other chantries; notes people in Libya love Americans and have condemned the violence in Benghazi.] [SLAUGHTER - comments on the confusion over the coordinated attack on the Libyan consulate.] [BAER - says Libya has no effective central government with unknown militant groups there; notes Jordan, Syria and Lebanon are in trouble.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer and Cornell Belcher about Romney's statements about Egypt policy. [FLEISCHER - comments on the timeline in Egypt; notes the embassy is a tool of the administration and can be criticized; recalls the criticism of Republican foreign policy by Senators John Kerry and Barack Obama: a double standard.] [BELCHER - comments on the political debate why Americans were dying; calls Romney's critique partisan; defends Democrats.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Stevens' diplomatic career in the Middle East reviewed; scenes shown from his video to reach out to Libyans; Stevens e-mail to the "New York Times" quoted. [Secretary of State Hillary CLINTON - praises Stevens as our envoy to the rebel opposition in Libya.] [President OBAMA - comments on Stevens.] [CNN's Fran TOWNSEND - says people in the region believed in Stevens.] [Libyan Ambassador to the US Ali Suleiman AUJALI, Senator John McCAIN - praise Stevens.] [In earlier interview, McCAIN - talks about Stevens, who represented the US in Libya in bringing down a dictator and about the new government in Libya with growing pains and a country with weapons everywhere and Jihadists everywhere; agrees it was a carefully planned attack; worries about Al Qaeda taking roots in the Middle East; reacts to Mitt Romney's remarks: this president is weak in his leadership.]
(Studio: Isha Sesay) Breaking news on the freeing of American Jason Puracal from prison in Nicaragua; the decision of no charges against Michigan police officers for shooting a homeless man, Milton Hall; the Democratic National Committee's apology for showing Russian warships on a screen at the convention and an 1879 Renoir painting found at a Virginia flea market reported; police videotape shown.