This program is about 1 hour long
(White House: Ed Henry) White House source reports that Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius has emerged as President Obama's pick for HHS Secretary to succeed Tom Daschle featured; details given about Sebelius' background and the significance for health care reform. Obama's plan for the housing crisis outlined; details given about the three parts of the homeowner relief plan and the total economic cost of both economic plans. [OBAMA - says this will bring down the foreclosure rate and shore up housing prices; states this will not help speculators and folks who bought homes they could not afford.] [Arizona homeowner Esther LEE - worries about foreclosure.] [Arizona homeowners Liz MONTGOMERY, MAN - express doubts about the spending.] The possible Sebelius nomination and three other contenders for HHS, the housing help, the banking crisis and the ever-rising price tag discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The Republican criticism of the housing plan noted.
(Washington: Candy Crowley) The reaction to the president's housing plan examined; three excerpts from the "AC 360" Website and questions from Republican Representative John Boehner quoted. [New Jersey homeowner Jim MULVEY- reacts.] [OBAMA - says it will not help dishonest lenders and folks who bought homes they could not afford; states it will prevent greater havoc in the economy.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The elements of Obama's housing plan outlined on screen. Live discussion held with former comptroller general David Walker and Barbara Corcoran Inc. chairwoman Barbara Corcoran about the housing plan. [WALKER - says we need to do something about housing; comments on some provisions of the plan about mortgages.] [CORCORAN - says we had a different attitude towards housing back then so we have to move on to cure the problem; comments on how complicated the bill is and it will not be easy.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The speech by new Attorney General Eric Holder about race presented. [HOLDER - says in things racial we continue to be a nation of cowards with there being limits on social relations between the races; notes the majority of Americans are uncomfortable with race.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen, Roland Martin and former adviser to President Bush Ron Christie about what Holder said about race. [MARTIN - tells an anecdote about students of different races only lunching with their own race; backs what Holder said about self-segregation.] [CHRISTIE - says the attorney general is supposed to dispense justice in a non-racial way and Holder was wrong; states we have made great strides/great progress; criticizes the "nation of cowards" phrase.] [GERGEN - criticizes Holder's use of the phrase "nation of cowards."]
(Studio: Erica Hill) The denials from embattled Illinois Senator Roland Burris, who resignation is being called for; the statement from Gen. David McKiernan about the stay for US troops in the war in Afghanistan; a stunning admission from the UBS Swiss bank that it helped hide money from the US IRS in secret accounts and the brawl during a high school basketball game in Montgomery, Alabama, reported; brawl shown.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with Animal Channel's large predator expert Dave Salmoni about the chimp attack. [SALMONI - talks about the dangers of keeping such animals as chimps being kept as pets; suggests there should be laws about primates as pets.]
(Meade City and Houston: Randi Kaye) The original American octuplets born to the Chukwus in 1998 featured; scenes shown from Texas of the remaining seven now 10. [Mother Nkem CHUKWU- comments on the babies.] [The KIDS - talk about the questions they are asked; give advice.]