This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Studio: Zain Verjee) What is known about the unauthorized access to the records by three separate contractors discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; no location given: Candy Crowley) How the State Department called Obama's camp today to notify it about the breaching of the file, whether there are political implications, whether this is beneficial to the Obama campaign in that the Rev. Jeremiah Wright story might be covered less discussed. [Former federal prosecutor Joe DiGENOVA- says it looks like big government gone wild with a gross management failure for security reasons; recalls the 1991 breaching of Bill Clinton's file; notes the private information in these records.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with Obama national campaign co-chair Eric Holder about the file breaches. [HOLDER - says Obama's camp was contacted by phone about what happened; expresses concern about the incidents and what the State Department has said.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live phone interview held with former State Department official Larry Johnson about the breach of the Obama file. [JOHNSON - says this is less significant than the breach of Bill Clinton's file, but the matter needs to be investigated because the contractors are likely linked to Republicans; comments on why the matter was not looked into at the State Department.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen, Roland Martin and Bob Woodward about the incidents. [WOODWARD - says you need to start with the political premise, but wait for the facts.] [MARTIN - says this is manna from heaven for the Obama campaign.] [GERGEN - says it is a privacy violation that looks suspicious; raises the questions that need to be asked about the seriousness of the situation.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen, Roland Martin and Bob Woodward about Obama and the race issue. [GERGEN - says there are stereotypes that people have in their heads about things and what Obama said should not be blown out of proportion.] [BERNSTEIN - says the race genie is out of the bottle and there is talk show nation hysteria.] [MARTIN - asks if we have the courage to have real talk about the race and stereotype issue.]
(No location given: Candy Crowley) The campaign inaction in Michigan where there is no primary do-over in sight examined; details given about the suggestion from Senator Chris Dodd for a fair apportioning of the delegates between Senators Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. [CLINTON - says two states are being disenfranchised; asks what Obama is afraid of.] [OBAMA - says it was not to count so we did not campaign there.] [On Wednesday, Michigan Governor Jennifer GRANHOLM- wants a re-vote.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The latest Gallup poll numbers on Clinton vs Obama and Clinton or Obama vs. Senator John McCain cited.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Crowley, Jessica Yellin and Dana Bash about the Democratic race. [YELLIN - outlines the Clinton view of the poll numbers.] [CROWLEY - explains the importance of the matchups for the Republican McCain.] [BASH - comments on the suspension of a McCain staffer for sending out a controversial video about Obama.]
(Washington: Tom Foreman) Clinton's strategy for catching up to Senator Barack Obama reviewed; details given about her need to win big in Pennsylvania, how she needs the delegates from Florida and Michigan and how she needs the superdelegates. [In Pennsylvania, CLINTON - campaigns.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen, Roland Martin and Bob Woodward about the Democratic presidential candidates. [GERGEN - says Clinton has a good point about the need for a re-do in Florida and Michigan and she has to run off a series of states, including North Carolina.] [BERNSTEIN - says Clinton earlier on had a different point of view on Florida and Michigan; outlines their negative campaign strategy.] [MARTIN - comments on what Clinton said then and now because they have to make the argument for Florida and Michigan.] Other material: statement from Clinton campaign strategist Mark Penn about Obama's inability to beat Senator John McCain quoted. [On October 11, CLINTON - says the Florida election will not count.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; studio: Zain Verjee) What is known about the unauthorized access to the records by three separate contractors on three separate days and how the State Department will investigate discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; no location given: Candy Crowley) What the Obama camp wants investigated in these incidents and the related security concerns discussed.
(Studio: Erica Hill) How an eagle sting ray killed a woman on a boat; the rising flood waters in the Midwest and a rally on Wall Street as oil prices dropped reported.