This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Jim Acosta) The intelligence report on an attack, questions about what will happen next in action against Syria, the link of action to the U.N. inspectors leaving Syria, Obama's coming attendance at the summit in Russia discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Stanford University professor Fouad Ajami, CNN national security analyst Fran Townsend and Gloria Borger and The Daily Beast's Christopher Dickey about Syria. [TOWNSEND - calls this a compelling story about chemical weapons use; explains how intelligence has to be pulled together.] [DICKEY - states a position on why the actions against Syria will not have an effect; suggests a limited action will not promote Obama's credibility and Turkey could act to change the regime in Syria.] [AJAMI - reiterates we need to save the Syrian people, but this intervention will not get the job done; states the US protects world order: it is the burden for Pax Americana.] [BORGER - comments on the skeptical poll numbers.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Barbara Starr) The "execute" order from President Obama that will lead to a Tomahawk cruise missile attack from the ships to deter the use of chemical weapons, how a missile attack will likely unfold with assessments and a later attack discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Stanford University professor Fouad Ajami, national security analyst Fran Townsend, The Daily Beast's Christopher Dickey and military analyst former Gen. James "Spider" Marks about Syria. [MARKS - outlines a cruise missile scenario aiming to blind Syrian President Bashir al-Assad's abilities to attack.] [AJAMI - says US action is imminent, how Secretary of State John Kerry has spoken emotionally about this, that Assad "own" this country.] [TOWNSEND - assesses Obama's constraint approach.]
(New York: Randi Kaye) The uproar over a judge's light sentence for a teacher, Stacy Rambold, who raped a teenage student, Charice Moralez, who later committed suicide, examined; photos shown; details given about the initial deal cut with Rambold and then the sentence from Yellowstone County Judge G. Todd Baugh and his reasoning. [Charice's mother Auliea HANLON- says he walked away and her daughter was 14!.] [BAUGH - apologizes for what he said.] The protests in Billings against the judge shown. [Protest organizer Kate OLP, NOW's Marian BRADLEY- criticize the judge: he should step down.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with criminal defense attorney Mark Geragos about this rape case. [GERAGOS - offers perspective on the original plea deal and the judge's decision about this rape case.]
(Chicago: George Howell) The "Safe Passage" program in Chicago to protect children going to new schools due to budget cuts that closed 50 schools examined; scenes shown from the city streets in school areas. [Parent Vickie CUSTODIO- shows a route in a high crime area: not a safe zone.] [Safe Passage worker Harold DAVIS- comments on "Chiraq".]
(Studio: Randi Kaye) The conviction of a Georgia teen for shooting a baby during a March robbery; the coming arraignment of Aaron Hernandez for murdering semi-pro football player Oden Lloyd in June; North Korea's withdrawal of an invitation for a US envoy to request the release of prisoner Kenneth Bae; a British court ruling that data seized from reporter Glenn Greenwald's partner threatens security reported.