This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Crimea: Diana Magnay) The presence of troops on the ground in Crimea, Ukraine, the control of the infrastructure by these "forces," the pro-Russian self-defense units in this part of southern Ukraine discussed; scenes shown of troops.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Jim Sciutto) The US belief these are Russian troops, the question of Russian intentions, the initial economic and diplomatic threats from the US discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper: Kiev: Ian lee) The reaction from Kiev of the Russian "invasion" of Crimea, how Ukraine is looking to the U.N. discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with military analyst retired Gen. James "Spider" Marks and national security expert Fran Townsend about Russia and Ukraine. [MARKS - says Russia has "invaded" Crimea: an effort to insure their influence in Ukraine; outlines what the West can do; notes the Russian ties to the regions in southern Ukraine.] [TOWNSEND - says this is a difficult intelligence environment to work in; agrees this is an "invasion," but the US needs Russian President Vladimir Putin.]
(Tom Foreman) The significance of Ukraine with an ethnic split between the west and east areas explained; maps shown.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Russian expert David Remnick about Ukraine. [REMNICK - says if these are Russian troops in Crimea, it is scary and there could be a Cold War-style conflict because of Russia's ties to Ukraine; explains how it is a complex situation with Russian President Vladimir Putin playing with fire as he dares the US/Europe to react; notes US-Russian relations are in a bad way.]
(Glendora, California: Kyung Lah) The flooding and mudslides in Glendora, California, causing evacuation featured; scenes shown of rain, mud, flooding, people and dogs in a tree. [Residents Ryan FRIEND, Mario VASQUEZ, Kim and Dennis KRALIK- comment on the bad weather.] The widening of the evacuation, the danger of not evacuating as the weather is so unpredictable with more rain coming discussed.
(Wilmington, Illinois: Gary Tuchman) The ice jams in the rivers amid the refreeze with a potential flood just weeks away if it gets warm very fast featured; scenes shown of the frozen Kankakee River in Illinois.
(New York: Randi Kaye) The shooting in the Pistorius house that was either murder or an accidental reviewed; scenes and photos of the couple shown; details given from the Pistorius affidavit about what happened, the prosecution's case and the unanswered questions about the case. [Former prosecutor Marcia CLARK- reacts to what may have happened.] [Pistorius agent Peet VAN ZYL, Reeva's uncle Mike STEENKAMP, uncle Arnold PISTORIUS, former soccer player Marc BATCHELOR- comment on the case.]
(Studio: Susan Hendricks) The acquittal of Kerry Kennedy on charges of driving under the influence of a sleeping aid in 2012; the M.E.'s findings in the drug death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman; the vandalizing of a home in Brooklyn after the rant by film director Spike Lee; how a Mississippi man woke up in a body bag in a funeral home reported.