This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Crimea: Anna Coren) What happened when Russian troops tried to storm a Crimea military base when Ukrainian troops refused to surrender, the targeting of Western journalists in Crimea, including an attack on a journalist, discussed; scenes shown.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) What DIA head Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn said on NPR about US intelligence on Ukraine introduced. [Voice of FLYNN - says for 7-10 days we provided reporting on Russian troops before the invasion of Crimea.] Live discussion held with former CIA agent Bob Baer, "New Republic" editor Julia Joffe and "World Policy Journal" David Andelman about Ukraine. [BAER - says Secretary of State John Kerry did not know about the invasion: there may have been miscommunication about intelligence.] [In studio, ANDELMAN - says Putin has already gotten Crimea, which is vital to Russia; notes there is talk about Ukraine joining NATO or the EU.] [JOFFE - says Putin grew up with Ukraine being part of the USSR; explains a generational split within Ukraine with the younger seeing themselves as Ukrainians.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) An interview continued with retired airplane captain Jim Tilmon about the missing plane. [TILMON - explains what is available on an airplane tracking Website; expresses concern because airplanes just don't disappear.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Atlanta: Nick Valencia) Wilkerson's fatal accident in 2007, why murder charges have been filed discussed. [Volusia County Sheriff Ben JOHNSON- describes what happened when people tried to rescue the children.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Dr. reproductive psychiatrist Catherine Birndorf and CNN's Jeffrey Toobin about the law and mental illness. [TOOBIN - says we cannot predict when something like this will happen.] [BIRNDORF - says the woman was not thinking lucidly; compares this to the Andrea Yates case.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper, Richard Quest) How the Malaysian Airlines plane went missing during the safest part of the flight discussed; map of the plane's route shown.
(Pretoria: Robyn Curnow) The first week's testimony at the trial in South Africa of legendary athlete Oscar Pistorius for the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, reviewed; scenes shown from the courtroom where Pistorius claimed the shooting was an accident; details given about the testimony from neighbors about what happened that night and the debate over who was screaming, Oscar or Reeva. The testimony from Oscar's ex-girlfriend Samantha Taylor about Oscar's penchant for guns, which he carried for self-defense, and the coming evidence in the trial discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with criminal defense attorney Mark Geragos and former prosecutor Sunny hostin about the Pistorius trial. [GERAGOS - comments on the issue of who was screaming; suggests what the defense will claim.] [HOSTIN - explains why the defense needs to believe Oscar was the one screaming like a girl.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The premiere episode of CNN's "Making the Case" featuring Hostin and Geragos announced.
(Studio: Susan Hendricks) The court-martial of Army Brig. Gen. Douglas Sinclair, accused of assaulting a female captain; a California proposal of a ban on capturing killer whales like those used for shows at SeaWorld; dashcam video of a highway crash in Ontario, Canada, reported.