This program is about 1 hour long
(Washington: Tom Foreman) The warfare between the White House & Fox news Featured. [On "Reliable Sources," White House communications director Anita DUNN- says Fox is the arm of the Republican Party.] [In interview, President OBAMA - says Fox is entirely devoted to attacking his administration.] [Fox News Greg GUTFELD- criticizes Obama.] [This summer, Glenn BECK - says Obama has a hatred of white people.] ["Washington Post" Howard KURTZ- says the White House has to learn to deal with Fox.] Fox's vice president Michael Clement quoted.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen & Errol Louis & Foundation for Defense of Democracies K.T. McFarland about the White House taking on the media. [GERGEN, LOUIS - offer views on the Obama-Fox feud.] [McFARLAND - says the president cannot boycott Fox News.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion continued with CNN's David Gergen & Errol Louis & Foundation for Defense of Democracies K.T. McFarland about the White House taking on the media. [LOUIS - comments on Fox's partisanship.] [McFARLAND - questions the White House being afraid of Fox News; asserts "grow a thick skin."] [GERGEN - says the White House just hates Fox; suggests the White House just flick this off.]
(Studio: Erica Hill) A deadly attack in a market in Pakistan; a boy set on fire in Florida; a follow-up on the arrest of a fake veteran on charges of "stolen valor"; a bombshell from the insurance industry opposing the health care reform bill & the awarding of the Nobel Prize in Economics to a woman, Elinor Ostrom, who shares the prize with Oliver Willliamson, reported. [In June, Richard STRANDLOF- admits he was never in Iraq or went to Annapolis.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Sharpton & retired NFL player Eugene "Mercury" Morris about Limbaugh. [SHARPTON - says the NFL has to have standards about someone like Limbaugh, who has offended the players.] [MORRIS - says Limbaugh should not be prevented from jumping in & having to deal with these people.] Other material: [LIMBAUGH - respond to Sharpton's criticism; denies discriminated.]
(Boston: Randi Kaye) A look at the corporate takeovers in which private equity firms buy & sell a company that is then left ruined & bankrupt examined; details given about the Simmons Bedding Company that was taken over by THL, which issued loans against Simmons while pocketing millions. ["Forbes" magazine columnist Dan GERSTEIN - says capitalism is corrupt; criticizes THL for getting away with financial murder.] [M.I.G. Consulting accountant Maureen SPOLLEN- sums up Simmons' finances & the tripled debt under THL.]
(Miami: John Zarrella) The animal attacks featured; scenes shown of a huge python, a buffo toad, iguanas. [Venom response team Lt. Lisa WOOD, neighbor Kristi TURNER, iguana victim Madison WELLS, zoo's Ron MAGILL- comment on the animals.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with Magill about Florida's animals on the loose. [With a python around his neck, MAGILL - calls Miami the Ellis island of exotic animals; states pets were released or escaped & love the habitat; comments on the numbers set free by Hurricane Andrew.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper, Sanjay Gupta) The rumors about the swine flu virus, the facts about the safety of the vaccine & the need for people to get vaccinated against this virulent virus discussed.
(Studio: Erica Hill) A shootout in a bar in Toledo, Ohio, that was taped; the Roman Polanski rape case; a statement from Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that she will not run again for president & a "new" song from Michael Jackson reported; shooting shown, song cut played & discussed.