This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Michelle Kosinski; Washington: Dana Bash) Obama's view on the border, why he does not go there due to political pressure, whether Congress will pass legislation, the politics of immigration reform in an election year discussed. [OBAMA - says this is not theater; comments on everything falling victim to partisan politics.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Obama's meeting with Texas Governor Rick Perry shown; details given about "facts" coming out of Texas about immigration. [At a primary debate a few years ago, PERRY - talks about the education of immigrant children.] [Last month, PERRY - suggests the administration is in on the move of Central American immigrants; talks about Syrian immigrants crossing the border.] [In June of 2010, Representative Louis GOHMERT- says the aim is to get pregnant women into the US to raise future terrorists.] [August 2010, on AC 360, GOHMERT - rants.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Univision's Jorge Ramos and CNN's David Gergen and Dana Bash about immigration, Governor Perry. [BASH - outlines the politics of the immigration issue for Perry, who was hurt in 2012 by his immigration view; states the Republicans want to change the 2008 law.] [RAMOS - question mass deportation as the approach to immigration: it is a humanitarian crisis.] [GERGEN - assesses Obama's approach to the immigration issue; notes we have to work with these three Central American countries; calls Obama's decision not to go to the border a mistake.]
(Guatemala-Mexico border: Gary Tuchman) How immigrants cross from Guatemala into Mexico featured; scenes shown of people openly crossing the river by rafts into Mexico.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.
(McAllen, Texas: Rosa Flores) The Central American immigrants who arrive in the US featured; scenes shown from a temporary shelter in McAllen, Texas, where the people get food, clothing and shelter. [Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley Sister Norma PIMENTEL- talks about the people here.] How the immigrants are processed, given a court day and allowed to leave for a bus to meet their families discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Gaza City: Ben Wedeman) The situation in Gaza with air strikes, the status of Israeli troop mobilization along the border so far, how much support Hamas has in Gaza, the anger over the shelling discussed.
(Studio: Susan Hendricks) The shooting at a National Guard armory in western Tennessee; a report that Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is just about done with the reintegration process; a tornado behind a wedding couple reported.
(Atlanta: Drew Griffin) The prison sentence for Nagin for corruption in which he received bribes and kickbacks examined; scenes shown of the city after Katrina, including Nagin speaking out. [Asst. US attorney Matt COMAN- says Nagin sold his office.] The judge's reasoning for his lighter sentence discussed.
(Marietta, Georgia: Martin Savidge) A look at Justin Harris, the father of 22-month-old Cooper, who died in hot car in Georgia, presented; Harris quoted about his life; scenes shown of a reenactment of the conditions that led to Cooper's death outside his father's office. [CNN meteorologist Chad MYERS - talks about the weather conditions.] Other social media postings and Harris being deaf in one ear discussed.