This program is about 1 hour long
(South Padre Island: Gary Tuchman) The ferocious rain from the storm featured; scenes shown from the barrier island of South Padre Island of the wind and rain, residents, damaged roofs, flood waters.
(Jerusalem; Candy Crowley) Senator Barack Obama's trip overseas featured; scenes shown from Israel and in Ramallah, West Bank, with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. [OBAMA - speaks about the US supporting Israel and the potential Iranian threat; clarifies his remarks about meeting with any leader.] [Likud Party chairman Benjamin NETANYAHU- comments on Iran's nuclear weapons.] [From CNN YouTube debate, July 23, 2007, OBAMA - says he "would" talk to Iran etc.] Obama's open-air speech in Berlin previewed.
(Washington: Dana Bash) Senator John McCain's counterprogamming to get attention while Senator Barack Obama is overseas featured; scenes shown of him food shopping with a Pennsylvania family and at a town hall meeting. [McCAIN - talks about food prices, the need for offshore oil drilling; says Obama would rather lose a war to win a campaign; criticizes Obama's views on troop withdrawal in Iraq.] RNC radio aid played.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Statement from Governor Bobby Jindall that he will not be vice president noted.
(Studio: Erica Hill) A massive oil spill in the Mississippi River; the course of a massive mortgage rescue bill and what President Bush said at a Houston fund raiser reported. [On YouTube, BUSH - says Wall Street got drunk.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with "April 4, 1968" author Michael Eric Dyson and CNN host Soledad O'Brien. [Georgetown University professor DYSON - comments on the stereotype within the black community of skin shade: colorism in culture.] [O'BRIEN - comments on the issue within and outside the black community about discrimination against dark skinned men.]
(No location given: Soledad O'Brien) The "Black in America" segment on education and paying students to learn and giving the students a cell phone for educational purposes presented.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Harvard University economics professor Roland Fryer and Soledad O'Brien. [FRYER - comments on the experiment to pay students to learn, on the need to do something and focusing on the "demand side" of education to motivate kids with financial rewards and cell phones.] [O'BRIEN - comments on the boy Eric Kennedy and his family in the education story.]