This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: John Berman; Atlanta: Martin Savidge) The expected announcement from Attorney General Eric Holder about racial profiling by police after his meeting with community leaders in Atlanta discussed.
(Studio: John Berman) The actions by the White House about police equipment noted. [President Obama - comments.]
(Studio: John Berman; White House: Michelle Kosinski) The executive order to streamline the process for giving weaponry to local police departments, the issue of distrust of the police & the question of whether the president will go to Ferguson discussed. [OBAMA - speaks about Ferguson laying bare the problem of a simmering distrust between police departments & communities of color.]
(Studio: John Berman) Live discussion held with CNN's Sunny Hostin, Jeffrey Toobin & Charles Blow about racial issues coming out of Ferguson. [TOOBIN - says Obama & Holder will offer a modest deal.] [HOSTIN - says the people in Ferguson are expecting federal action, that police should have body cameras.] [BLOW - says this is giving the people a chance to come forward about the authorities.]
(New York: Randi Kaye) The case of the death of Eric Garner at the hand of police in New York City examined; scenes shown of the July 17 confrontation of Garner & police & a deadly chokehold & of later protests; details given about the grand jury hearing. The background of police Officer Daniel Pantaleo%, who testified before the grand jury, discussed.
(Studio: John Berman, Jean Casarez) Cosby's long association with Temple University, the 2005 charges from Temple employee Andrea Constand discussed; Cosby's resignation statement quoted.
(Studio: John Berman) Live discussion held with "Philadelphia Magazine" writer Bob Huber about Cosby. [HUBER - calls it sad that Cosby is parting ways with Temple & Philadelphia; speculates about why the issue did not get attention years ago in the Constand case that brought 13 other women into the civil suit.]
(Studio: John Berman) The November 21 interview with writer Mark Ebner, who said AP refused to follow the Cosby story, & the denial by the AP noted.
(Washington: Dana Bash) The resignation of a Congressional Republican staffer, Elizabeth Lawton, after she slammed Sasha & Malia Obama on Facebook for their demeanor during the annual White House turkey pardon examined; scenes shown. [Republican National Committee communications director Sean SPICER@- says presidential children should be off-limits.] [White House press secretary Josh EARNEST - reacts to the criticism.] The criticism of first daughters Chelsea Clinton, Amy Carter & the Bush girls recalled. [Former Republican leadership aide Doug HEYE@- offers advice.]
(Studio: Susan Hendricks) The report Jody Hunt, the suspect in West Virginia murders, was found dead; what Janay Rice said about being hit by her football player husband Ray Rice; the response of a black Star Wars actor portraying a stormtrooper, to criticism reported.
(Washington: Pamela Brown) The FBI warning that ISIS is tracking social media information about US military soldiers examined; details given from the FBI bulletin. [Homeland Security Secretary Jeh JOHNSON@- talks about the new terrorism phenomenon.] [Homeland Security Police Inst. Frank CILLUFFO@- talks about social media material & the ISIS threat.] The concern that ISIS is taking personal information & giving it to violent extremists discussed.