This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with retired NYPD detective Harry Houck & former police detective Jim Trainum@ about what Sweat is saying. [HOUCK, TRAINUM - speculate Sweat's ego is leading him to talk about their escape & how the information is deemed reliable; comments on their practice run out of the prison.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.
(Dannemora, New York: Gary Tuchman) The easier route to Canada that Sweat could have taken featured; scenes shown of the reporter going through the fields, roads & yards. [Homeowner Debra SMITH - comments on how close the police were.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper, Deborah Feyerick) The issue of corruption in the New York state prison that allowed Matt & Sweat to plan their escape for over a year, the role of prison worker Joyce Mitchell in the plans & the sidelining of 12 prison employees discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live phone discussion held with Lyle Mitchell's attorney Peter Dumas. [DUMAS - comments on Lyle's view of Joyce's plans to have him killed by the escapees, how Lyle has spoken to his wife by phone & how he still loves her.]
(Studio: Amara Walker) The US-Cuba announcement to open their embassies; a Girl Scouts group's return of a donation from an anti-transgender group; the naming of Misty Copeland as the first African American principal dancer in the American Ballet Co. reported.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's John King, Jeffrey Toobin & Gloria Borger about Trump. [KING, BORGER - offer views on Trump in the '16 race, how other Republicans will use him as a foil on immigration & other issues, how he will debate other Republicans.] [TOOBIN - comments on Trump's lawsuit against Univision: a breach of contract issue.] Other material: [TRUMP - reads statements about the actvities of illegal aliens.]
(Wenatchee, Washington: Dan Simon) The destruction of homes in Washington state from a wildfire near Wenatchee featured; scenes shown of the destruction & the fire. [Homeowner Keith NEWBERRY@ - shows his burned-out house: it is surreal.] [Neighbors Carmyn RIGGANS@. Steve CLIVE@, fire incident commander Nathan RABE@- describe what happened with the fire.] The severe drought in Washington state discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with Jon Dominguez, whose Wenatchee house was destroyed by the fire. [DOMINGUEZ - explains how fast the fire reached their house, getting out with the pets, losing everything.]