This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Jeffrey Toobin, Elizabeth Holtzman & Paul Callan about Gates & the Russian investigation. [TOOBIN, HOLTZMAN, CALLAN - offer views on Gates as a witness against Paul Manafort, but the Trump campaign is the key area of Mueller's investigation & did Trump collude with the Russians to undermine the election, how a Gates plea deal works, the Russia-Ukraine connection, a possible guilty plea from Manafort, the possibility of "deep connections", hints of Trump's role in the coverup..]
(New Mexico: Gary Tuchman) The reality of the border wall in the administration's photos of New Mexico featured; scenes shown of the steel wall under construction in Sunland Park. [Restaurant worker Daphne GRIFFIN- says the wall came from former President Bush's administration.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.
(Calexico, California: Gary Tuchman) A "Keeping Them Honest" look at the reality of the border fence in Calexico, California, featured; scenes shown from both sides of the US-Mexico border. [Calexico Mayor Mariza HURTAdo- says this is not the beginning of a wall from Trump's administration.] [Mexicali police dept. Officer Gilberto BARAZA, WOMAN - say there has always been a fence here.] The lack of response from the White House about the statements about the "new" wall discussed.
(New York: Randi Kaye) The controversy over Fox host Laura Ingraham's criticism of Parkland, Florida, school shooting survivor David Hogg for not getting into four colleges examined; Ingraham's critical & apologetic tweets quoted; scenes shown of Hogg speaking at the "March for Our Lives" rally; details given about other right criticisms of Hogg. The criticism from Representative Steve King of Parkland survivor Emma Gonzalez for having a Cuba patch on her jacket noted & quoted. [HOGG - denies being a "crisis actor."]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper, Brian Stelter) How the Parkland students are still just high schoolers, but are politically powerful as evidenced by Hogg's call for advertisers to quit Ingraham's show, where Fox advertising stands & conspiracy theory lawsuits discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Harvard's Dr. Cornel West about events in Sacramento; inset video of protest marches shown. [WEST - offers views on how the White House does not give a damn about black people, police accountability, the need for decency in elected office, about police not being held accountable & that black lives are precious, that President Trump is cold & callous, that this is the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, that little progress is being made with former President Obama & Eric Holder not coming through either.]