This program is about 1 hour long
(Washington: Candy Crowley) The death of the federally funded public option for health care reform for now reviewed & how the White House wants to pass a bill that has some alternatives for consumers to drive down prices discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The warning from filmmaker Michael Moore to members of Congress noted. [In interview from Washington, MOORE - criticizes Democrats who get in the way of true reform & will campaign against them in the primary because the people expect universal health care with a public option; reasserts the public option is necessary; worries nothing is going to change.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen & Candy Crowley about health care reform. [GERGEN - says the Democratic dream has been to get universal health care coverage with/without a public option; notes the bill does not bring down cost or change the way hospitals/doctors practice.] [CROWLEY - says Obama is willing to listen because he wants a health reform bill he can sign & he is not tied to a public option.]
(Studio: Erica Hill) A tsunami advisory on the West coast after an earthquake generated tsunami waves in the south Pacific near Samoa & American Samoa; the death of US troops in a bombing in the Philippians; the arraignment of an Afghan native, Najibullah Zazi, for a bomb-making plot; Toyota's recall of vehicles due to faulty floor mats & a homeless doll for the American Girl collection reported.
(Studio: Erica Hill) The CNN iPhone app explained & shown.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with current wife Amy Savoie & his attorney Jeremy Morley about what has happened. [SAVOIE - talks about her husband's health problems; comments on international abduction stories.] [MORLEY - says Christopher is in a very serious situation because Japan has a different legal system; states it is a family issue not a legal issue.]
(Minneapolis: Drew Griffin) A jobs scam from the Arthur Group that targets former executives seeking work featured; details given about what happened in Minneapolis. [Unemployed executive Mike MYSER- comments on his job hunt via the Arthur Group.] [Former Arthur vice president Pat POWERS- explains the scam.] [Unemployed executive Mike EMERSON- recalls the guarantee from Arthur.] A statement from the Arthur Group about the job service quoted.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A statement from Career Builders, whose Website was used, quoted.
(Studio: Erica Hill) Breaking news on President Obama's calling American Samoa a disaster area after an earthquake & tsunami; US diplomatic talks with Cuba about mail service & other issues; the arrest of a man in Toledo, Ohio, who climbed a bridge; the renaming of the "Jon & Kate Plus Eight" TV to "Kate Plus Eight" shown reported; scenes shown from the bridge.