This program is about 1 hour long
(New York: Deborah Feyerick) Breaking news that US Airways is pressuring pilots to take off with less fuel than prudent to save money and the pilots have complained to the FAA reviewed.
(Pentagon: Jamie McIntyre) The forgotten war in Afghanistan featured; names listed of the soldiers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade combat team that were killed in a firefight with the Taliban. [Secretary of Defense Robert GATES - says we may send additional forces.] [Joint Chiefs chairman Adm. Michael MULLEN- says it was a complex attack.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The ramifications for events in Afghanistan for the presidential election campaign noted. [Yesterday, Senators Barack OBAMA, John McCAIN - offer differing opinions on Iraq and Afghanistan.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Nic Robertson and David Gergen and military analyst retired Brig. Gen. David Grange about the politics of war. [From London, ROBERTSON - says terrorism plotters learn techniques in the border region of Pakistan that is a safe haven for Al Qaeda.] [GRANGE - says we need a more robust package to apply to Afghanistan; suggests Pakistan has to cooperate because there is a safe haven for the Taliban.] [GERGEN - says President Bush's administration has reversed courses with Iran and Afghanistan to positions like those of Obama.]
(Washington: Candy Crowley) The issue of a black president examined; details given from a CBS News/"New York Times" poll on the view of race relations in America in light of Obama running. [McCAIN - jokes about Obama.] [African American Leadership Center Ron WALTERS- says race relations will not change even if Obama wins.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live strategy session held with CNN's David Gergen, "Washington Times" conservative analyst Tara Wall and Democratic National Committee member Robert Zimmerman about Obama and race relations. [From Boston, GERGEN - offers perspective on racial attitudes; comments on the "Bradley effect" in politics and whether it will hold in the presidential campaign.] [From Washington, WALL - questions the vagueness of poll questions on race; comments on what Senator John McCain said today to black Americans at the NAACP.] [ZIMMERMAN - comments on the polling, changing attitudes and the racial divide; assesses McCain's aims.]
(Studio: Erica Hill) A stunning admission about the hostage rescue raid in Colombia; Senate passage of a bill ending a ban on immigrants and visitors with HIV; complaints in Florida about a billboard showing the image of the burning World Trade Center reported; billboard shown.
(Washington: Jessica Yellin) Controversies raised by surrogates for the two presidential candidates examined; details given about what was said by McCain advisers former Senator Phil Gramm, Carly Fiorina, Obama advisers Samantha Power and retired Gen. Wesley Clark, McCain supporters Governor Mark Sanford and state senator Kirk Watson. [GRAMM, POWER, McCAIN, CLARK, SANFORD, WATSON - offer views.]
(Winnfield, Louisiana: Drew Griffin) The problems for a million potential travellers whose names are on the terrorism watchlist at the nation's airports examined; details given about what it means for those on the list, what is said by the TSA and the airports about the reporter "Drew Griffin" being on the list and the what process for getting off the watchlist [Attorney Jim ROBINSON- outlines what happens.] [Voice of TSA public affairs Christopher WHITE- responds.] [ACLU Barry STEINHARDT- comments on the list.] What Griffin has to do at the airport to get a ticket and what the TSA said today about the watchlist system discussed.
(Lake County, Illinois: David Mattingly) The investigation into the supposed death of Ari Squire in his garage in Lake County, Illinois, examined; photos shown. [Sheriff Mark CURRAN- comments on the case and the role of Justin Newman as a suspect.] [Eureka police department Mike WERGES- recounts a suicide of a man not Justin Newman, but Squire!]
(Lake County, Illinois: David Mattingly) The investigation into an elaborate deception in the supposed death of Ari Squire in his garage in Lake County, Illinois, examined; photos shown to illustrate how Squires killed Justin Newman and faked his own death before committing suicide in Missouri. [Sheriff Mark CURRAN- comments on the complexities of the case.] [Eureka police department Mike WERGES- recounts how Squires/Newman was found.]
(Studio: Erica Hill) The FBI investigation of the failed IndyMac Bank taken over by federal regulators last week; Stock Market Report; a "bearglary" at a Circuit City in Colorado Springs reported; bear shown.