This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Jim Sciutto) The background of McRaven, who led the takedown of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, reviewed; his op-ed in the "Washington Post" critical of Trump quoted. [In live interview, retired Army Gen. military analyst Mark HERTLING - offers views on why McRaven would do this: a courageous man & true patriot, that Trump can take his security clearance, too.]
(Studio: Jim Sciutto) Live discussion held with CNN's John Dean & Carl Bernstein about Trump's actions with a political enemies list. [DEAN - offers views on the similarities between Presidents Nixon & Trump, that he may be trying to influence them as witnesses.] [BERNSTEIN - offers views on Trump acting in an authoritarian manner as did Nixon, that Trump said these people led the intelligence gathering that began the Mueller investigation.]
(Studio: Jim Sciutto) Live discussion held with CNN's Bakari Sellers & former Trump campaign aide Michael Caputo about Trump & Omarosa. [CAPUTO - offers views on the campaign offer to Omarosa in return for no criticism: business as usual: not a bribe.] [SELLERS - offers views on how the White House has an Omarosa problem, how Caputo is spinning it.]
(Studio: Jim Sciutto) Live discussion held with retired ABC journalist Sam Donaldson about the media & Trump. [DONALDSON - offers views on the press; responds to the tweet from Patti Davis about Donaldson & her father, President Ronald Reagan.]
(Harlem, New York: Randi Kaye) The musical career of Franklin reviewed; scenes shown of her performances & their social significance, including "Respect," "Chain of Fools," "Think," at Dr. Martin Luther King's funeral & three presidential inaugurations & with other performers. [FRANKLIN - says her father encouraged her to sing.] The party in Harlem to honor Franklin & a statement from the Obamas discussed.
(Studio: Jim Sciutto) Live discussion held with Franklin's friends Gloria Gaynor & Isiah Thomas. [THOMAS, GAYNOR - offer views on their remembrances of Aretha, her voice, so deeply felt, on having "I Will Survive" recorded by Aretha, on her legacy in the civil rights era & the woman's movement, the background to "Respect," on her private struggles.]