This program is about 1 hour long
(Washington: Zain Verjee) Revelations that contract workers at the State Department got into the passport files of all three presidential candidates, Senators Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain, featured; details given about what is a passport file and whether any of the access was politically motivated. [Secretary of State Condoleezza RICE - says she told Obama she was sorry.] [OBAMA, McCAIN - react.] [State Department spokesman Sean McCORMACK- suggests it was likely curiosity.] The access to former Bill Clinton's passport records in the past recalled and what is known about the specific contractors that accessed the candidates' files discussed.
(Indianapolis: Jessica Yellin) The endorsement of Senator Barack Obama by former rival New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson featured; photos shown of Richardson with former President Bill Clinton, who made Richardson's career and was asked for his endorsement; details given about Obama's recent troubles. [RICHARDSON - praises Obama, who will be a great and historic president; says it is time for Democrats to stop fighting amongst ourselves.] [CNN's David GERGEN - calls the endorsement an act of bravery on Richardson's behalf.] [John EDWARDS - says either would be a great candidate.] The importance of this endorsement for Obama discussed.
(Studio: John King) The raw data on gubernatorial endorsements of Obama and Clinton noted.
(Studio: Erica Hill) The death of a Florida woman by an eagle ray; the Way of the Cross procession at the Vatican; a massive star across the universe reported; photos and video shown.
(Studio: John King) Live discussion held with CNN's Roland Martin and Bay Buchanan about Wright and Obama; further sound bites from the 2003 sermon/speech played. [MARTIN - clarifies how the government acted about blacks and syphilis and the point Wright made in his sermon about how the government treated different Americans.] [From Washington, BUCHANAN - says Wright's speech is full of hate and the problem Obama faces is he sat there while Wright spoke.] [MARTIN - talks about fire and brimstone sermons by white Southern ministers.] [BUCHANAN - responds about the sermons.] More material: [September 16, 2001, WRIGHT - speaks about America's chickens coming home to roost.]
(No location given: Jim Acosta) Allegations that federal immigration official Isaac Baichu† demanded sex from a Colombian woman in exchange for a green card examined; scenes shown from the diner where she met the official with an audio recording played. [Baichu's lawyer Sally ATTIA†- comments on the case.] Other incidents in which officials acted in a corrupt manner detailed and statement from the Department of Homeland Security quoted.
(Studio: Erica Hill) Severe weather in the Midwest bringing more flooding; a judge's ruling to pay Starbucks employees millions in back tips; monster jellyfish, starfish and a sea pig found in Antarctica off New Zealand reported; photos of the creatures shown.