This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper, Alina Cho) A re-creation of the scene in which Gotbaum died, what the toxicology report will show, how she arrived at the airport sober, how she went to a bar at the airport and found her seat had been given away and what set her into a tailspin discussed; inset airport surveillance video and family photos shown; audiotape played of her husband's eulogy.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with civilian police oversight expert Pierce Murphy and policing consultant Mike Worley about the issue of whether excessive force was used in subduing the girl; inset video shown. [MURPHY, WORLEY - offer views on how the police officer handled the girl.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion continued with civilian police oversight expert Pierce Murphy and policing consultant Mike Worley with about the issue of whether excessive force was used in subduing the girl; inset video shown. [MURPHY, WORLEY - offer views on how the police officer handled the girl in Florida and on a tasering incident.] Other material: the police tasering of a woman in Ohio shown.
(Washington: Joe Johns) Thompson's road to his presidential candidacy reviewed; scenes shown from the campaign trail; details given about his role as a conservative white knight, the letdown with his start and his views on the gay marriage amendment. [Conservative analyst Ralph REED, "The Hotline" Amy WALTER- comment on the letdown with his campaign.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live in-studio interview held with Republican strategist Ed Rollins about Fred Thompson. [ROLLINS - assesses Thompson's debate performance; explains how Thompson is not Ronald Reagan; assesses the campaigns by Romney, former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, Mike Huckabee and Ron Paul.] Other material: debate excerpts from Romney and former Giuliani about taxes shown.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The raw data on the Republican debate references to Senator Hillary Clinton noted; scenes shown of Senator Barack Obama's wrecked campaign van in Iowa after a collision.
(Studio: Erica Hill) More guilty pleas from Michael Devlin in his two kidnapping cases; the discovery of the bodies of all of the skydivers on the plane that crashed in Washington state and actor Kiefer Sutherland's DUI plea reported. Store video shown of a shoplifter in Salem, New Hampshire, using a boy to steal charity coin donation jars shown and discussed.
(New York: Randi Kaye) The story of Michael Mastromarino, who has been charged with selling body parts that were illegally harvested, presented; details given about how funeral homes supplied the bodies that he harvested and sold the parts, sometimes diseases, to hospitals. [Philadelphia district attorney Lynne ABRAHAM- comments on the case.] [Wendy KOGUT- says her sister had cancer when she died.] [Mastromarino's attorney Mario GALLUCCI- questions the indictment.] [Received stolen tissue, Robbie ZAPPA- states his opinion on his damaged bone tissue.]
(Madagascar: Jeff Corwin) The wildlife of the island of Madagascar where the natural habitat is dwindling featured; scenes shown from the large, isolated island and the forest life, including a gecko lizard and a lemur. [Conservation International Russ BITTERMEIER- talks about this hotspot.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The dates for CNN's "Planet in Peril" announced.
(Washington: Tom Foreman) Why four Democrats are withdrawing from the primary in Michigan, which wants to move up its primary date; Senator John McCain's proposal of a review of the unemployment benefits system; the shots from all sides aimed at President Bush's No Child left Behind program and Senator Hillary Clinton's reconsideration of a plan to give every babies money for college or a home reported.
(Studio: Erica Hill) The shooting in Iraq of two Iraqi women by an Australia-based security company; the Supreme Court's denial of a case brought by a German citizen }Khalid al-Masri} kidnapped by the CIA; Stock Market Report and early holiday bargains reported.