This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with former presidential adviser David Gergen and radio talk show host Roland Martin about the Democrats. [GERGEN - says Obama's speech has changed expectations since Hillary has seemed vulnerable; states the media overreacted to Hillary's debate performance, but it will be interesting to see what happens in the CNN debate on Thursday.] [MARTIN - assesses Obama's campaign where he does not do well in debates, but is better on stage by himself.] Other material: [In Saturday's oratorical speech, OBAMA - campaigns.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.
(Atlanta: David Mattingly) The popularity and risks of cosmetic plastic surgery examined; examples cited of problems with plastic surgery for the stars. [American Society of Plastic Surgery president Dr. Richard D'AMICO- says this is still surgery and an examination and lab tests are needed prior to surgery.]
(Washington: Gary Tuchman) Close encounters from the UFO files featured; scenes shown from a Washington, DC. conference. [Air France retired Capt. Jean-Charles DUBOC, retired Iranian air force Gen. Parviz JAFARI, retired Air Force Sgt. James PENNISTON; on October 30, Representative Dennis KUCINICH; former President Jimmy CARTER- describe what they saw in the sky.] [In Phoenix, former Arizona Governor Fyfe SYMINGTON - describes the lights he saw in 1997.]
(Washington: Tom Foreman) The offers from presidential candidates to help America's veterans with a proposals from former Senator John Edwards and Mitt Romney; Senator John McCain's taking of a fund-raising loan; Senator Hillary Clinton's huge background American flags and questions about a planted question on global warming reported.
(Ottawa, Canada: Jason Carroll) The story of Canadian software analyst Maher Arar, who was stopped at the JFK Airport a year after September 11 because he was on the terrorism watchlist and arrested, detained and flown to Syria, presented. [Wife Monia MAZIGH- says she was just left waiting until her husband called to tell her he would be deported to Syria.] [ARAR - recounts what happened to him, being told he would be deported, flown to Syria and tortured.]
(Ottawa, Canada: Jason Carroll) The story of Canadian software analyst Maher Arar, who was stopped at the JFK Airport a year after September 11 because he was on the terrorism watchlist and arrested, detained and flown to Syria, continued. [ARAR - says in Syria he just wanted to end his life; recounts the beatings during interrogations; states he worried about his family.] [Wife Monia MAZIGH- comments on what happened to her husband.] A commission's findings on Canadian failures in the Arar case and Arar's lawsuit against the US government and a Justice Department statement noted. [Canadian Prime Minister Stephen HARPER- comments on the case.] [Two weeks ago, Secretary of State Condoleezza RICE - comments on the Arar case.] [ARAR - hopes for an apology.]
(Studio: Erica Hill) The house arrest in Pakistan of opposition leader Benazir Bhutto; the e-mail contact between the Finland school shooter and a boy in Pennsylvania; Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi's questioning of the Coast Guard's response to the San Francisco Bay oil spill and Stock Market Report reported.