This program is about 1 hour long
(Washington: Tom Foreman) Obama's reaction to his new title as top peacemaker & the questions about it featured; details given about fears this raises expectations too high. [OBAMA - downplays it.] [Voice of Glenn BECK - says you gotta turn it down.] [Several PEOPLE - give their views.] [Woodrow Wilson Center Aaron David MILLER- outlines what other countries could do to help.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Fareed Zakaria, David Gergen, Paul Begala & Heritage Foundation's Nile Gardiner about Obama & the award, [GERGEN - calls the award a stunner, premature & will complicate his foreign policy.] [BEGALA - quotes Limbaugh; calls it surprising, complicates his work at home & could help around the world.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Fareed Zakaria, David Gergen, Paul Begala & Heritage Foundation's Nile Gardiner about Obama & the award, [GARDINER - says the decision cheapens the Nobel Prize process.] [ZAKARIA - says it is an award to the US for re-engaging with the world after President Bush's policies.] [GARDINER - says the award will not make a big difference on the world stage; notes the award was given because obama is a weak leader.] [BEGALA - says Obama has done some very tough things: that it is about respect.] [GERGEN - says popularity strengthens him abroad but complicates things at home by polarizing international affairs & making consensus about Afghanistan at home.] [ZAKARIA - says the award was given because Obama is a different kind of leader.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The process for the Nobel Peace Prize outlined on screen.
(Studio: Erica Hill) The deadliest suicide attack in Peshawar, Pakistan; the crash of a U.N. plane in Haiti; the murder of gun advocate Meleanie Hawood by her husband; GM's announcement of an agreement to sell the Hummer to China & NASA's smashing of a rocket into the moon to search for water reported.
(New York: Randi Kaye) A sting at gun shows in which illegal gun sales without background checks were caught on video featured; undercover videos in different states shown; details given about the loophole in sales at gun shows & the call for investigation by New York City's mayor. [Mayor Michael BLOOMBERG- says this translates into people getting killed.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with NYC criminal justice coordinator John Feinblatt about gun show sales. [FEINBLATT - says a majority of gun show dealers did not stop sales without a background check; outlines a solution to closing the gun show loophole; notes the mayor has to cross state lines in controlling gun sales; outlines what happens at gun shows: the brazen behavior & the business at shows by private dealers.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Atlanta: Sanjay Gupta) What the H1N1 death figures means. how kids have no immunity, how vaccines will help curtail death figures, why kids under 10 will need two shots, blogger questions about vaccine versus spray & why the vast majority of people need the vaccine discussed.
(Las Vegas: Ted Rowlands) How the homeless of Las Vegas are living in an other world in the tunnels under the city featured; scenes shown from inside the tunnels. [Lives in tunnels, Steve DOMMER- describes the dark conditions; shows his living space.] ["Beneath the Neon" author Matthew O'BRIEN- comments on the tunnels.]
(Studio: Erica Hill) A stabbing attack on a UCLA student; flooding & landslides in the Philippines; dramatic video of the impact of the September 20 tsunami on a parking lot in American Samoa reported & the surrender of a former Brazilian TV host; "Playboy"s cover of Marge Simpson reported; Samoa video & magazine cover shown.