This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Dana Bash) The delay in the Senate vote due to the talk about a deal with Syria, the administration briefing with members of Congress, the likelihood the Congressional vote for military authorization would fail if held now discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen and John King, "New York Times" columnist Charles Blow and former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer about Syria, Russia, chemical weapons and a Congressional vote. [KING - says the Russians said they would explore the idea about chemical weapons with the Syrians; comments on the status of the Congressional vote, the bizarre background to what Kerry said about chemical weapons.] [GERGEN - calls the administration handling of this matter as "awful" with a lack of consistency and a clear message, criticizes this "unsavory" offer from Russia and Syria; suggests we are getting hurt strategically on the world stage.] [FLEISCHER - questions Obama's actions about Syria: it was a bluff.] [BLOW - says the president has dialed it back today.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) CNN's new program starting tonight "AC360 Later" noted. Report introduced.
(Washington: Jim Sciutto) The circumstantial evidence of the use of chemical weapons in Syria reviewed; scenes shown of victims in the hospital; details given about the possibility Assad may not have authorized the use of chemical weapons. [Secretary of State John KERRY - says there are facts about the weapons' use.] [Deputy national security advisor Tony BLINKEN- says Assad is in control of the chemical weapons program.] [Representative Buck McKEON- wants more information.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with The Daily Beast Christopher Dickey, CNN's Fran Townsend and Brookings Inst. Michael Doran about military action against Syria. [TOWNSEND - says the president has to make the case about why this is in the national interest; offers perspectives on the chemical attacks against rebel-held areas; agrees this is a sham.] [DORAN - suggests why Assad may have used the weapons near Damascus; suggests Assad is back in his comfort zone with Obama backing off.] [DICKEY - calls Assad duplicitous.] Other material: [On CBS< ASSAD - speaks about WMD in Iraq and how Secretary of State John Kerry did not present evidence.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Lake Mary, Florida: Victor Blakcwell) The Zimmerman altercation, the questions about whether George had a gun and of criminal charges in the case and where George is now discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Zimmerman lawyer Mark O'Mara about this incident; scenes shown from outside the house. [O'MARA - talks about this being typical of a divorce case, how George had a gun in the car and George's post-trial behavior.]
(Florida: John Zarrella) The questions from marathon swimmers about whether long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad cheated in her swim from Cuba to Florida examined; scenes shown of her emerging from the water in Key West; details given of the issue of her swim pace. [NYAD - says the swim will be ratified.] [Marathon swimmer Evan MORRISON- raises questions about Nyad not eating/drinking for a long period.] [Voice of shark boat captain Marlin SCOTT- backs Nyad's swim.] [Roffer's Ocean Fishing Forecasting Service Mitch ROFFER- talks about the current conditions during the swim.]
(Studio: Isha Sesay) The surrender of Matthew Cordle in the drunk driving accident he confessed to on the Internet; the announcement from basketball player Dennis Rodman he will train the North Korean Olympic Games team and the discovery of a long-lost painting by Vincent van Gogh reported; picture shown.