This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.
(Dana Bash) The response from Cruz about the birth issue examined; scenes shown from on Cruz's bus. [CRUZ - says he is a natural born citizen according to the Constitution; denies having a Canadian passport.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Jeffrey Lord, Amanda Carpenter & Jeffrey Toobin about Trump & Cruz. [LORD, TOOBIN, CARPENTER - offer views on the political issue of Cruz's birth.] Other material: [In two interviews, TRUMP - offers differing views on the Cruz issue.]
(No location given: Wolf Blitzer) Another excerpt from the interview with presidential candidate Donald Trump presented. [TRUMP - explains what he would go about the gun violence issue: protect the Second Amendment.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; no location given: Dana Bash) Ted Cruz's view of the gun issue & why Trump is going after Cruz before Iowa discussed. [In interview, CRUZ - says President Obama is the most anti-gun president.] [CNN's Maggie HABERMAN - says the Republicans are offering similar rhetoric on guns; comments on Cruz's audience.]
(Atlanta: Drew Griffin) The gun issue of what to do with guns confiscated from criminals examined; scenes shown from New Hope, Minnesota, where mentally unstable Raymond Kmetz fired at new police officers using guns sold by a Minnesota police department; details given about the pressure on police to sell seized guns & the NRA push to keep police from destroying guns. [County Sheriff Richard STANEK@- says police were victims.] [Knoxville police Chief David RAUSCH% opposes the NRA-backed law.] [Austin police Chief Art ACEVEDO@- opposes police departments becoming part of the gun pipeline.] What the police agencies & the NRA want to do with these confiscated guns discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Tomorrow's CNN town hall on guns previewed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with US_China Inst. at USC Mike Chinoy & Georgetown University professor Victor Cha about North Korea's nuclear weapons. [CHINOY - says this test is a significant step in North Korea's nuclear capabilities.] [CHA - says North Korea is not interested in engaging with anyone & wants to establish its nuclear capabilities; suggests sanctions could be mandated against China & North Korea.]
(New York: Randi Kaye) Melania Trump profiled; her "Harper's Bazaar" magazine interview quoted with photos of the former model shown.