This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta & global health professor Carlos Del Rio about the flu virus. [GUPTA, DEL RIO - say we have learned about the genetic structure of the virus & how it does not spread easily; comment on the rate of the flu in Mexico & why it may be more severe there.] [DEL RIO - offers advice about what to do to prevent getting the flu on the subway.]
(Teterboro, New Jersey: Randi Kaye) The facts about the flu examined; details given about transmission on planes & what you should do on a plane. [On "Today," Vice President Joe BIDEN - says he would not go on an aircraft.] [Lahey Clinic Dr. Mark GENDREAU- says there is no scientific evidence that virus spreads in an aircraft cabin.] Biden's statement updated by his office. [Air Transport Assn. Jim MAY- says it is safe to fly.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper. Erica Hill) The question of whether Kaye got to fly on a private plane discussed.
(Studio: Ali Velshi) The Chrysler bankruptcy plan, including a deal with Fiat, how much government money has/will go into Chrysler explained & the view of Laksman Achutan about the state of the recession & when it will end & what this means for business, investment & those who are unemployed discussed.
(New York: Gary Tuchman) The arrest in Los Angeles of sex offender John Thomas in a long-running serial killer case reviewed; photos shown of 1976 victim Elizabeth McEwen; details given about the DNA evidence. [LAPD Chief WIlliam BRATTON, deputy chief Charlie BECK- list the crimes attributed to Thomas in the 1970s & 1980s; suggests Thomas is the Westside rapist.] [Criminal profiler Pat BROWN- says Thomas is a psychopath.] [Murder victim's nephew Bob KISTNER- talks about the Thomas case.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Northeastern University professor James Fox about this serial murder case. [FOX - talks about the similarities between taking & saving lives: that these individuals enjoy playing god & enjoy the experience of murder; suggests criminals do age out of their crimes or they get involved in something else that may be fulfilling.]
(Washington: Tom Foreman) The worst case scenario & the best case scenario for the current swine flu outbreak examined; details given about the flu cases of 1918 & 1976; details given about what is known about the virus. [Homeland Security Secretary Janet NAPOLITANO, CDC Dr. Richard BESSER, White House press secretary Robert GIBBS- offer views on the flu.] ["The Great Influenza" author John BARRY - talks about the virus.] [University of Georgia Ralph TRIPP - says these viruses change.]
(Studio: Erica Hill) The calling off of Craigslist Killer suspect Philip Markoff's wedding; Stock Market Report 7 Miss America candidate Carrie Prejean's work with a group that opposes same-sex marriage reported. [Miss California PREJEAN - says she stood up for what she believed in.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper, Erica Hill) The closing of The Spotted Cat club in New Orleans reported; scenes shown from the swing music club.