This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Erica Hill) The admission by Mayumi Heene that the balloon boy flight was an intentional hoax & the family knew the boy was hiding in the house outlined.
(Washington: Tom Foreman) The mystery of Northwest Airlines Flight 188 that overshot the Minneapolis airport examined; details given about the lack of air traffic control contact with the plane, the military's planes to send fighter planes & the questions about what happened. [Pilot Richard COLE- says no one was asleep in the cockpit.] [Passenger Anne KROSHUS- gives her impressions on the situation.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with retired pilot Jim Tilmon about the mystery flight. [TILMON - says the passengers were not in any danger during this unnecessary sightseeing trip; states sometimes pilots fall asleep in the cockpit & NASA recommends allowing one of the pilots to take a nap; notes everyone was trying to reach these guys on the radio, so what were they doing.]
(Studio: Randi Kaye) The question of whether an innocent man was executed since nine fire experts are disproving there was arson & the response of Governor Rick Perry to a possible reprieve reviewed. [In earlier interview, Willingham 1992 trial defense attorney David MARTIN- says the evidence indicated he was guilty; states there was no evidence to present in his defense: the evidence is irrefutable.]
(Studio: Erica Hill) The arrest of three teens in the Chicago murder of Derrion Albert; the murder of a Catholic priest in New Jersey; surging home sales; the world Monopoly championship reported.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper, Erica Hill) The timeline in the balloon boy hoax reviewed & outlined on screen & what Mayumi said about the hoax & family knowledge the boy was hiding in the house discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper, Jeffrey Toobin: Los Angeles: Lisa Bloom) The legal case against the Heene family now that a hoax has been admitted discussed. [Earlier, TOOBIN - says there was no hoax.]
(Chicago: Gary Tuchman) James Ray, the man behind the Sedona, Arizona, sweat lodge retreat where three people died, profiled; photos shown of Liz Neuman, the one of the women who died. [Former Ray followers Danielle & John KAPROWSKI- talk about Ray's appeal, how he later led people into something unsafe & what Ray did when people fell unconscious.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with Ray supporter/follower Jill Borsos. [BORSOS - says the sweat lodge experience was phenomenal, but admits some people were being tested; responds to questions about whether Ray is cooperating with police; outlines what she did to help notify the family of a victim.] Ray;s refusal to be interviewed noted.
(Studio: Erica Hill) A new Pew poll on Americans' drop in believe in global warming; the US request that Switzerland extradite film producer Roman Polanski to stand trial on sex charges; the first White House portrait of the Obamas & the attack by a Russian ice skating bear reported; Annie Leibovitz photo shown.