This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper, Jim Acosta) How Romney has not backed down on his claim about Obama's approach to welfare, how Romney's campaign has not taken down ads not wholly true and how the Romney narrative ia aimed at Obama's government dependence discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with FactCheck.org editor Lori Robertson about welfare warfare. [ROBERTSON - says Romney's claims about welfare are not true and the ad claim is misleading; states neither campaign has corrected ads.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen and Fareed Zakaria about Obama skipping world leader meetings. [GERGEN - says the White House is focused on the election campaign and not foreign policy; notes personal relationships are important especially in the Middle East; states personal relationships matter enormously as done by President George Bush, Sr.] [In studio, ZAKARIA - says the reality is chemistry is important: flesh-to-flesh meetings.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Earlier discussion held with CNN's John King and Gloria Borger about the election. [With electronic board, KING - talks about the poll indications for Obama over Romney in Ohio and Florida; indicates the debates are make or break for Romney, who trails in other key states.] [BORGER - says Obama has connected with the people about the economy in the presidential race; assesses the poll indicating approval for Obama: a sense of optimism for the future.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper, Drew Griffin) The Senate investigations into the charity organizations for veterans, including asking Quadriga Art for its link the vet charity that has given almost all of the donations to Quadriga discussed; Senate request and Quadriga statements quoted; details given about charities in debt to Quadriga Art.
(Thoreru, New Mexico: Drew Griffin) The story of the Saint Bonaventure Indian school and mission for Navajo children run by the Catholic Church and its link to Quadriga presented; scenes shown from Thoreru, New Mexico; details given about Quadriga's fund-raising charges that put the school/mission into debt. [Catholic Diocese of Gallup attorney James MASON- comments on the Quadriga company problem.] Statements from Quadriga and the mission about the role of its relationship with Quadriga quoted. [Help the Children CEO Roger PRESGROVE - comments on the debt racked up from Quadriga that led to pulling the plug on the deal.] [Direct marketing expert Roger CRAVER- suggests it could be fraud.] Statement from Quadriga accusing CNN of interviewing Presgrove while he was under the influence after an operation and Presgrove's changed view of the CNN interview quoted. The Presgrove CNN interview discussed.
(Homs, Syria: Bill Neely) The hidden front lines in the war in Homs, Syria, featured; scenes shown of the snipers and Syrian troops and a few residents in the street. [FIGHTER - comments on being ready to die for Syria.] [Homs resident Saleh SHATTOUR- reacts to what has happened.]
(Studio: Isha Sesay) An arrest in St. Maarten in the case of the murder of Americans Michael and Thelma King; the shooting of a soldier who had hiccups and the collision of two trucks in Russia reported; truck accident shown.