This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Clinton supporter Lanny Davis, Obama supporter Jamal Simmons and "Time" magazine Joe Klein about Clinton and Obama; inset scenes shown of Clinton in Bosnia in 1996. [SIMMONS - comments on the Clinton spin operation in re-introducing the pastor controversy and that she exaggerated about Bosnia.] [DAVIS - suggests we accept "honest mistake" explanations made by either Clinton or Obama; comments on Wright's remarks.] [KLEIN - calls Clinton's response today a sign of desperation; explains why the Clinton camp is desperate and re-raising the race issue.] [DAVIS, KLEIN - bicker.]
(Washington: Suzanne Malveaux) The tax return issue examined; details given about their tax records and other disclosures. [OBAMA - says Senator Hillary Clinton does not believe in transparency.] [CLINTON - calls for Obama to release his state senate records.] [Politico's Jeanne CUMMINGS- outlines what Obama is hoping for.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion continued with Clinton supporter Lanny Davis, Obama supporter Jamal Simmons and "Time" magazine Joe Klein about Clinton and Obama. [KLEIN - says this is "silly season."]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion continued with Clinton supporter Lanny Davis, Obama supporter Jamal Simmons and "Time" magazine Joe Klein about Senators Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. [DAVIS - agrees this is "silly season" and that transparency is necessary, including the Tony Rezko issue; states Hillary will release six years of taxes.] [SIMMONS - explains why Obama wants to see the Clinton tax returns.] [KLEIN - says he agrees with the other guys and that the Clintons have been holding back because their income is a very big number; suggests there will be some Democratic effort to close this thing down after a few more primaries.] [DAVIS - opposes Hillary being counted out.]
(Studio: Erica Hill) The death of two construction workers in the crane collapse in Miami; the pleas from Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and his former chief of staff to perjury charges and the removal from duty of a US Airways pilot whose gun went off during a flight reported from Miami.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.
(Santa Ana, California: Dana Bash) McCain's words on the economy featured. [In California, McCAIN - says it is not the duty of government to bail out those who acted responsibly; states no assistance should be given to speculators and mortgage lenders.] [In Pennsylvania, Senator Hillary CLINTON - likens McCain's remarks to those of Herbert Hoover.] When McCain will state a fuller position on the economy discussed.
(Washington: Drew Griffin) CNN report on the absence of air marshals on most plane flights examined; scenes shown from Washington's Ronald Reagan National Airport and from a training video; details given about the drop in the number of federal air marshals. [In shadow with voices disguised, two air MARSHALS, PILOT - say the low numbers of marshals used are embarrassing.] What "covering" a flight means discussed. [Airline Pilots Security Alliance Capt. Dave MACKETT- downplays the Federal Air Marshal Service numbers.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Baghdad: Michael Ware) The situation in Iraq, including timetables for reducing troop levels, the involvement of Iran in a proxy war against America already and the role of Iraqi security forces, discussed. [US Ambassador to Iraq Ryan CROCKER - talks about the possibilities of a regional proxy war if we leave.]
(Studio: Erica Hill) A new report on baseball player Roger Clemens and the use of performance-enhancing drugs; the plunge of home prices in January and a court ruling striking down a New York law providing for passengers stranded on airport tarmac reported.