This program is about 1 hour long
(No location given: Candy Crowley) The talk about what was said between President-elect Barack Obama and President Bush during their White House meeting about the economy featured; scenes shown of Obama at a war memorial in Chicago with Iraq war veteran Tammy Duckworth; details given about their differing priorities for the economy and of a possible quid pro quo. [OBAMA - talks about helping the auto industry adjust; speaks about a stimulus package.] [At the USS Intrepid ceremonies, BUSH - comments on showing Obama where his girls would sleep in the White House.] [Vice President-elect Joe BIDEN - speaks to the veterans.] What Obama's days are like behind the scenes with putting a staff together with the transition going on in Washington, DC, discussed.
(Atlanta: Gary Tuchman) The desperate straits for the auto industry and possible bailout measures featured. [Two MOTORISTS - comment.] [Center for Automotive Research director David COLE- comments on the auto industry and what is in the best interest of the economy.] [Economist Peter MORICI- outlines what could happen to General Motors with or without a bailout.] [COLE, MORICI - offer differing opinions on whether the auto industry is a special case.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) AP report of a Taliban message urging the US to withdraw troops from both Iraq and Afghanistan noted.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Michael Ware and Peter Bergen about the wars. [In-studio, WARE - comments on the problems in reaching an agreement for the continued presence of the US in Iraq; outlines the situation in Afghanistan that means throwing troops in will not work; states Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden is in Pakistan!.] [BERGEN - comments on the prospects for a residual force remaining in Iraq; notes the Iraqis want a certain date for a US pullout; suggests the possibility of seeing if the Iraqi model will work in Afghanistan.]
(Studio: Erica Hill) The killing in Louisiana of a Oklahoma woman who was trying to lead a Ku Klux Klan initiation ritual; a new government plan to help mortgage holders and a public appearance at Indiana University by John Edwards reported.
(New York: Heidi Collins) CNN's interview with Bush presented. [BUSH - talks about Senator John McCain battling hard, but President-elect Barack Obama's election is good for the country; states he regrets saying "dead or alive," "bring 'em on," and the "mission accomplished" banner on the ship.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) More of the interview on CNN announced.
(Studio: Joe Johns) The re-introduction of Palin featured; details given about her makeover. [September 3, later, September 29, PALIN - accepts the vice presidential nomination; tells the lipstick joke; accuses Obama of palling around with terrorists; stammers about Russia and US air space in Alaska.] [After the election, PALIN - jokes about the diva lifestyle; says those guys are jerks; denies asking for clothes; states this is President-elect Barack Obama's time now.] [Republican strategist Leslie SANCHEZ- says she is in danger of over-exposure and losing relevancy for the Republican Party.] What Palin is saying now about the campaign discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The two Palin interviews on CNN tomorrow previewed.
(New York: Randi Kaye) Mrs. Robinson profiled; details given about other mothers-in-law who lived at the White House. [Politico.com Carl LEE - recounts what Mrs. Robinson said during the campaign.] [Last March, voice of ROBINSON - talks about the grandkids.] [National First Ladies Library historian Carl ANTHONY- talks about her being at the White House for the girls.] [Michelle OBAMA - thanks her mother.]
(New York: Joe Johns) The hate crime murder in New York state of an Ecuadoran immigrant Marcelo Lucero by a gang of seven led by Jeffrey Conroy featured; scenes and photos shown; details given about the overall hate crimes against Latinos. [Suffolk County police Det. Lt. Jack FITZPATRICK- says they went out to assault Latinos.] [Hispanics Across America Fernando MATEO- reads statement.] [On WABC, L.I. Brookville Reformed Church Rev. Alan RAMIREZ- says the blood of immigrants is flowing.] [Latino columnist Ruben NAVARRETTE- comments on the crimes.] The issue of anti-immigrant rhetoric noted.