This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Campbell Brown) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen and Roland Martin and Family Research Council Tony Perkins about Wright's interview. [GERGEN - asks why Wright is breaking his silence now when Obama needs to get back on message; asserts the Wright story has come to the fore again and it is not helpful to Obama.] [MARTIN - assesses what Wright is saying about pastors and politicians; says Wright made statements inside the context of a sermon; outlines what Obama and Wright should do now.] [From Washington, PERKINS - comments on the election cycle and this risk for the Democrats.] Other material: [WRIGHT - says Obama responds a politician.]
(Studio: Campbell Brown) The first public appearance by Wright, the former pastor of Trinity United Church of Christ, since the controversy that affected Senator Barack Obama presented. [With Bill Moyers, WRIGHT - says he has been preaching for 41 years and been at odds with policies is nothing new, but snippets from his sermons have made hi, a target of hatred; asserts his is a pastor and Obama is a politician.]
(Studio: Campbell Brown) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen and Roland Martin and Family Research Council's Tony Perkins about Wright's interview. [GERGEN - says we saw a softer side of Wright, but he dismisses Obama as a politician.] [MARTIN - comments on perceptions; calls for perspective on Wright's speeches about American foreign policy.] [From Washington, PERKINS - asks what is the purpose of preaching.] Other material: [WRIGHT - says the message of the sound bites....]
(Studio: Erica Hill) Senator John McCain's tour of the New Orleans area struck by Hurricane Katrina; President Bush's White House meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas about a Palestinian state; an intelligence report on a nuclear power plant built in Syria and the suspension of the search for a priest who vanished in a balloon flight reported.
(Studio: Campbell Brown) Report introduced.
(Washington: Candy Crowley) The math in the Democrats' battle for superdelegates featured; details given about the arguments from both sides in the electability case. [Senator Hillary CLINTON - says she has received more votes.] [Senator Barack OBAMA - says we are winning.] An Obama memo to superdelegates quoted. The need for the superdelegates to decide by July 1 to prevent a nasty fight before the convention discussed.
(San Angelo, Texas: Susan Roesgen) Indications the phone call that led to the raid on the ranch may have been a hoax and how the over 400 children are being handled examined; details given about the DNA testing. [Attorney for FLDS mother Mary GOLDER, attorney for FLDS child Susan HAYS- comment on the children.] [OFFICIAL - says it is child abuse.]
(Studio: Campbell Brown) Live discussion held with CNN's Jeffrey Toobin and former FLDS member Carolyn Jessop about the FLDS sect. [JESSOP - explains the trauma facing the children: that the kids are not raised in a traditional family and are raised communal; comments on the church's aggressive response to what has happened.] [In the studio, TOOBIN - comments on the law and DNA testing; comments on the phone call about abuse at the ranch and what it means for the custody of the children.]
(Colorado Springs, Colorado: Gary Tuchman) The phone call that started the custody battle over the children at the polygamous sect in Texas examined; scenes shown of Rosita Swinton in custody in Colorado; details given about suspicions she made many hoax phone calls. [Castle Rock, Colorado, police spokesman Angela COPELAND, police Cpl. Randall SPAECHT- recount what Swinton said in the police interview.] [911 supervisor Kelly SEAMAN, former FLDS member Flora JESSOP- recounts what Swinton said in her phone calls.] The mysteries about Swinton noted.
(Studio: Erica Hill) The jail sentence for actor Wesley Snipes for avoiding income taxes; the grilling of executives from Northwest and Delta airlines over the proposed merger and the firing from Go! airlines of two pilots whose plane drifted off course reported.