This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's "New York Times" reporter Maggie Haberman about these two issues. [HABERMAN - offers views on his past apology on the tape, how he wills things into existence, his versions of reality, the Obama birth certificate story & how he can't ever admit he is wrong, his re-tweeting of videos from a far-right group.] The White House reaction to the "New York Times" story quoted.
(New York: Randi Kaye) NBC's firing of "Today" host Matt Lauer after being accused of sexual misbehavior examined; details given from the "Variety" report on examples of his actions with women, a"New York Times" report on other incidents. [On "Today," co-host Savannah GUTHRIE - says she is heartbroken for him & our colleagues.] The recent firings of newspeople Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin & Bill O'Reilly recalled. The interview by Lauer with Fox's Bill O'Reilly shown.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Bill Carter & "Variety"'s Elizabeth Wagmeister & Ramin Setoodeh about the Lauer/NBC story. [SETOODEH, WAGMEISTER, CARTER - offer views on the women taking a stand on harassment in the workplace, the details about Lauer's behavior, the women's complaints to NBC management, the importance of "Today" to NBC with a rolling impact likely, the atmosphere created at "Today" for women, Lauer's "comfort" with his female co-hosts, the office power dynamic & sexual predatory behavior.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with Rice on Capitol Hill. [RICE - explains why she walked out of a Democratic meeting about sexual harassment across the country; asks why those in Washington are not held accountable: it is the last old boys club; asks what are the professional consequences for the abusers.] [in the halls, in response to reporter's question, Cedric RICHMOND, James CLYBURN - comment briefly on Congressional harassment.]