This program is about 1 hour long
(New York: Randi Kaye) The background to the audiotape by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling that aired his racist comments reviewed; scenes shown from V. Stiviano's Instagram; details given about the Shelly Sterling lawsuit brought against V. that precipitated the release of the audiotape according to the "Los Angeles Times" story releasing text messages ["Los Angeles Times" writer Jim RAINEY- comments on Stiviano's reaction to the lawsuit.]
(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) Live discussion held with ESPN's Stephen A. Smith and sports agent Drew Rosenhaus about the Sterlings, the NBA and team ownership. [SMITH - says Donald signed an agreement allowing the NBA to force a sale.] [ROSENHAUS - says the NBA would have to approve a sale to Shelly, but we need to get the team away from the Sterlings.] [SMITH, ROSENHAUS - agree Shelly could get a better deal.]
(No location given: Drew Griffin) The problems at V.A. hospitals with secret waiting lists for veterans' treatment examined; details given about the case of Vietnam vet Pedro Valdez. [Daughter Priscella VALDEZ- says her father kept being denied appointments and finally died from respiratory failure.] [May 15, V.A. acting inspector general Richard GRIFFIN- denies delays caused the deaths.] How the families no longer trust the V.A. and how the Phoenix investigation could go until August discussed.
(Washington: Renee Marsh) A close call two weeks ago for two United Airlines jets at the Houston airport due to an air traffic controller's mistake reviewed; diagrams shown with audio played; details given about other near-collisions of planes this year. [Aviation analyst Peter GOELZ- explains collision avoidance systems.]
(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) Live discussion held with aviation safety analyst David Soucie about this near-miss. [SOUCIE - says this was close to a disaster during air traffic control training; notes there is more traffic in the air.]
(No location given: Anderson Cooper) The long physical and mental ordeal for passengers who were on the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia that sank in 2012 featured; scenes shown of the tilting ship. [Passengers Andrea and Laurence DAVIS- describe what happened on the ship as it hit, listed and started sinking and they tried to get on the lifeboats and wound up swimming to shore.] The class action lawsuit against the cruise line noted; Carnival Cruise Lines statement quoted.
(New York: Jason Carroll) story of mountain climber John All, who fell into an icy crevasse in the Himalayas, reviewed; his own video shown. [Brother Joseph ALL- comments on John.]
(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) Earlier interview held with All via Skype; his video shown. [ALL - talks about his decision to leave the hospital; recounts what happened in the fall while he was collecting research samples and he thought he would die.]
(Dallas: Barbara Starr) The story of retired Army Sgt. Travis Mills, who lost all four limbs in an IED explosion in Afghanistan, presented; scenes shown from his workouts, including a parachute jump. [MILLS - talks about what happened, not sittin' around, his activities; says his buddies did not die in vain; asserts he is not wounded anymore.]