This program is about 1 hour long
(White House: Suzanne Malveaux) The Senate move to set an end date in the war in Iraq reviewed; details given of the White House response and strategy and the importance of the symbolism of the Senate vote for the Democrats and the president.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.
(Baghdad: Kyra Phillips) The status of the war examined. [In interview, US Central Command commander Adm. William FALLON - says there are factional zealots here, but no civil war; talks about what is realistic in Iraq and about the "unhelpful" and "detrimental" behavior of Iran, but we are not "interested" in a war with Iran.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Baghdad: Michael Ware) The status of the war in Iraq, the statement from Senator John McCain about the success of the surge, the arrival of two groups of troops in the surge in Baghdad, which has brought down the sectarian violence because the death squads are off the streets, but violence is being displaced elsewhere, that the Shiite militias are laying low or moving to other provinces and the difficulties of moving around in Baghdad discussed. [McCAIN - talks about the success we are experiencing in Iraq.]
(Nassau, Bahamas: Rusty Dornin) The start of the inquest into the death of Anna's son, Daniel Smith, featured; details given about the witness list. [Anna's mother Virgie ARTHUR, former boyfriend Larry BIRKHEAD, chief magistrate Roger GOMEZ - answer reporter questions.]
(Washington: Joe Johns) Harris poll findings on the voter view of Senator Hillary Clinton; the grilling of FBI director Robert Mueller about FBI agents taking shortcuts; the clarification of how Senator Jim Webb's aide Phillip Thompson wound up with a gun reported. [MUELLER, Senator Arlen SPECTER - debate.] [WEBB - talks about the gun.]
(St. George, Utah: Gary Tuchman) A puzzling moment in a St. George, Utah, courtroom involving polygamist leader Warren Jeffs presented; scenes shown from the courtroom, of Jeffs' sect supporters outside and from Hilldale, Utah; details given of the charges against Jeffs. [In court, JEFFS - speaks out.] The changes in Jeffs' demeanor in the courtroom discussed.
(Anchorage, Alaska: Drew Griffin) The story of retired Jesuit priest Jim Jacobsen, who lived in remote Alaskan villages and later in Oregon, and admits to being a sexual addict, presented; details given about Jacobsen's sex practices, what was in Jesuit documents about his affairs and of rape charges from Alaskan village women. [February 15, 2007 deposition, JACOBSEN- says he had seven affairs and used donations money to pay for prostitutes; denies forcing sex on any women.] [In interview, Jacobsen's biological son Don SLATS- talks about Jacobsen, his DNA testing and about asking his mom why he looked different.] [Society of Jesus Father John WHITNEY- reacts to the revelations in the Jacobsen case.] The settlement of Slats's lawsuit against the Jesuits noted.