This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer, Paul Begala and Jim Acosta about what Romney said. [BEGALA - says Romney is trying to push two narratives: he does not care about the middle class and wants tax cuts for the rich; notes there is a political divide on taxes; states Romney is showing contempt for the 47 percent: arrogant elitism.] [FLEISCHER - says more people should pay income taxes and the Democrats offer government dependence.] [ACOSTA - gives the Romney campaign's view of his fund-raiser statement about dependency on the federal government.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Benghazi: Arwa Damon) The attack on a second location in the area, witness accounts of what happened indicating a planned second compound attack, Libyan reports the US was warned about the extremist threat, the limits to the security at the US compound discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Fran Townsend and former CIA agent Bob Baer about Libya. [BAER - notes it is clear there was a running threat to the compound, which was undersecured; indicates Stevens needed western security: there is no excuse for not having it.] [TOWNSEND - comments on the extremist presence east of Libya; notes Stevens had no visible security presence in Tripoli; states we need to know about the security arrangements.]
(Studio: Isha Sesay) The legal battle over the teachers strike in Chicago; demonstrations marking the one-year anniversary of Occupy Wall Street &he birth of a panda at the National Zoo in Washington, DC, reported.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) An earlier interview tonight with Puracal and his sister presented. [Jason PURACAL - talks about the negative environment of prison; comments on his reunion with his family after a surreal experience; states he still loves Nicaragua; thanks his sister and Anderson for the international coverage.] [Sister Janis PURACAL - talks about the team of people who fought for Jason.]