This program is about 1 hour long
(San Angelo, Texas: David Mattingly) Breaking news on the naming of Dale Barlow as the abuser of the 16-year-old girl in the compound and the allegations about a "sex bed" in the temple reviewed; details given about the whereabouts of the girl who launched the raid on the compound and about the standoff at the compound when police first arrived. [Child Protection Project Joni HOLM- worries about the girl who is still in Texas.] The sect temple and possible rituals involving a "sex bed" discussed.
(Studio: Campbell Brown) Live discussion held with former FLDS member Flora Jessop and mind control expert Steve Hassan about the polygamous sect. [From Las Vegas, JESSOP - says these communities are ripe with abuse; recounts what the FLDS girls were taught about life on the outside and how she adjusted to life on the outside.] [From Boston, HASSAN - talks about his psycho-educational program used with former sect/cult members.]
(Studio: Campbell Brown) Report introduced.
(Colorado City: Gary Tuchman) The Arizona-Utah border towns where Jeffs' communities are located visited; details recalled of the 1953 raid. [Two Colorado City FLDS MEMBERS - react to the raid in Texas.] [Wives of polygamists Marlyne HAMMON, Priscilla HAMMON, Fawneta CAROLL, former Jeffs follower Marvin WYLER- talk about their lives and the raid on the Texas compound.] What is known about mysterious suspect Dale Barlow, who was convicted of a sex crime with a minor, discussed.
(Studio: Erica Hill) A tornado in Texas near Breckenridge; Justice Department's revealing a man has been indicted for threats against Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and Boeing's delay of its 787 Dreamliner reported.
(New York: Randi Kaye) Prophet Warren Jeffs and his finances examined; details given about how taxpayers are picking up part of the tab, how cash is driven across state lines and how the welfare system is used to get government aid. [KTVK reporter Mike WATKISS- talks about Jeffs.] [Former FLDS member Rena MACKERT- says the kids turn over their job money to the prophet.]
(Studio: Campbell Brown, Randi Kaye) The poverty level of these huge polygamous families discussed.
(Atlanta: Drew Griffin) CNN special investigation into problems with the MD-80 planes examined; details given about nose landing gear problems. [Pilot Sam MAYER- recounts what happened with the landing gear on a flight.] Statement from American spokesman Tim Wagner about the landing gear outlined. [American captain Todd WISSIG- says the company is just doing FAA minimum maintenance.] The industry's cancellation of flights due to safety inspections and the issue of the FDA and aviation safety discussed.
(Studio: Campbell Brown; no location given: Candy Crowley) This tense Democratic race between Senators Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama and what Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice would do for the Democratic ticket indicating a hunger for something different and why Obama seems to have extended his lead in the polls discussed.
(Studio: Campbell Brown) Reality Check report introduced.
(Baghdad: Michael Ware) The issue of the success of the US surge in Iraq featured; scenes shown of Abu Fahad, who was murdered for siding with the US; details given about the components of the surge using Sunnis to target Al Qaeda, the cease-fires declared by Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, the US-built blast walls separating Sunni and Shiite into segregated cities; statistics on the fighting cited. [January 10, 2007, President BUSH - talks about the force levels in Iraq.] [Bravo Co. commander Capt. Jeremy USSERY- says the coalition forces will work with anyone.]
(Studio: Campbell Brown; Washington: Michael Ware) The stage managing of the Congressional hearings that are more about national politics rather than a debate on the war and the growing realization by the Democrats of what withdrawal would mean discussed.
(Studio: Erica Hill) Massive crowds in San Francisco that forced the re-routing of the Olympic torch relay; statement from British Prime Minister Gordon Brown that he will skip the opening ceremonies of the Olympic Games in China and a report predicting a recession in the US reported.