This program is about 1 hour long
(Dallas: Ed Lavandera) The explanation from embattled pro football player Adrian Peterson, who was arrested on child abuse charges, about disciplining his child last May examined; Peterson's messages & statement quoted. [Texas PROSECUTOR - says it was not reasonable discipline.] [SportsRadio 610 Nick WRIGHT@- comments on what Peterson said about the "whooping."] What Peterson told investigators discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) What former basketball player Charles Bakrley said in defense of Peterson noted. [With Jim Rome, BARKLEY - defends black parents in the South whipping kids.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with "New York Times" columnist Charles Blow, CNN's Jeffrey Toobin & Areva Martin about the Peterson case. [BLOW - calls Peterson's explanations "sad".] [TOOBIN - explains Texas law on community standards; states this is a legal issue.] [MARTIN - says Peterson is repeating the cycle of violence.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Jeffrey Toobin & Sunny Hostin about the Rice case. [TOOBIN - explains the NFL's Article 46 & how the situation could get complicated via lawyers.] [HOSTIN - says the NFL & commissioner Roger Goodell botched the whole mess; states domestic violence is a crisis in the NFL; calls for zero tolerance in situations like the Rice & Adrian Peterson cases.] Other material: [Former player Chris CARTER - speaks out.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.
(New York: Randi Kaye) The question of celebrity justice examined in light of the Ray Rice case; details given about the case of Shaneen Allen@, who had a gun in her car & was arrested & faces 11 years in prison while Rice has been offered an intervention program as an alternative to prison. [ALLEN - comments on being prosecuted as an example.] The facts of the Allen gun case discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Jim Sciutto) The commitments from western & Arab nations to a coalition against ISIS in Iraq &/or Syria discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The issue of the threat to the US from ISIS introduced. [On Fox, on Sunday, Senator Lindsey GRAHAM - says we are fighting a war, not counterterrorism, so our strategy will fail.] Live discussion held with CNN's Peter Beinart & retired Gen. Mark Hertling. [BEINART - says what Graham said is "hysteria"--that there is a "potential" threat from ISIS.] [From Washington, HERTLING - agrees it is a potential threat, but ISIS may be reevaluating now; cites the importance of air power.]
(Paradise, California: Gary Tuchman) The advocacy from author/minister Michael Pearl for corporal punishment in disciplining a child examined; details given from his book "To Train Up a Child." [PEARL - advocates spanking, using the "rod" to train children.]
(Studio: Susan Hendricks) The deadly shooting in Pennsylvania that killed state trooper Bryon Dickson; the damages from Hurricane Odile in Mexico; the medal of honor for Vietnam War hero Benny Atkins in 1966.