This program is about 1 hour long
(Boston: Sanjay Gupta) How a hospital prepares for the H1N1 crush featured; scenes shown from the Boston Children's Hospital, including X-rays of infected kids with lung problems & an alternate care site if the hospital gets overloaded. [Dr. Anne STACK- outlines how a sick child is treated.]
(Studio: John King, Sanjay Gupta) Viewer questions about what to do with the flu, the high-risk groups, the myth that healthy people getter sicker with this flu discussed.
(Studio: John King) Plans to offer swine flu shots to inmates at Guantanamo Bay noted.
(Studio: John King) Live interview held with Representative Mike Pence about the economy, jobs & health care reform. [PENCE - opposes giving the H1N1 swine flu vaccine to Guantanamo Bay terrorism inmates; reacts to the administration claims about jobs created by the stimulus; states we are in a jobless recovery at this point; comments on the jobs created numbers in his home state of Indiana; offers his view on health care reform: the people do not want a takeover with a freight train of big government & a Republican plan is coming.] Other material: [Vice President Joe BIDEN - cites the GDP numbers.]
(Studio: Erica Hill) A mid-air collision of two military aircraft off the California coast; San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom's dropping out of the governor's race in California; President Obama's plans to lift the travel ban on people with HIV; FDIC takeover of nine more banks & this weekend's end of Daylight Saving Time reported.
(Studio: John King) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen & Michael Ware & "Start-up Nation" author Dan Senor about Afghanistan. [GERGEN - says a breakdown of the election would be bad news for the US & NATO & would lead to resistance from the US public; states public opinion is not irrelevant to the decision-making so it must be resolved.] [WARE - says the bottom line is wars do not wait for elections, so for President Obama to pin the decision on sending troops smacks of time-wasting: that the Afghan government does not matter in the scheme of things.] [SENOR - says the military feels the president should move forward; agrees the election will be corrupt no matter what; states the president must explain why Afghanistan is important.] Other material: [Vice President Joe BIDEN - says he does not care what former Vice President Dick Cheney thinks about Obama dithering on his decision.]
(Studio: Randi Kaye) The case of the arrest of Heather Ellis for cutting in line at a Walmart in Kennett, Missouri, that include allegations of racism reviewed; details given about what the black woman did & said, what the police did at the store & said about her behavior & what the ACLU is saying about what happened. The specific charges against Ellis discussed.
(Studio: John King) Live discussion held with CNN's Lisa Bloom & former federal prosecutor Sunny Hostin about the Ellis case. [HOSTIN - says the sides are saying diametrically opposed things about her behavior in classic disturbance of the peace.] [BLOOM - says there are three witnesses in the store & how the issue is why was she angry.]
(Studio: Erica Hill) The arrest of another teenager in the gang rape of a high school girl in northern California; a judge's order of a trial for Howard K. Stern & several doctors for providing drugs for the late Anna Nicole Smith; a court settlement on a woman's return of money to the University of Notre Dame & the auction on eBay of the motorized easy chair reported; photos of the arrested teen & the chair shown.