This program is about 1 hour long
(Ft. Hood: Ed Lavandera) The devastating day at Ft. Hood reviewed; details given about the casualty figures. The question of how Hasan was able to shoot so many in a small room & what happens next to the suspect, who will likely survive, discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Studio: Randi Kaye) What is known about Hasan, his Internet postings about suicide bombers, the possible motive, his Middle Eastern background, what Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison said & his military record as a psychiatrist discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Barbara Starr, Fran Townsend; Walter Reed Army Medical Center: Brian Todd) The room at Ft. Hood in which the shooting took place, how information about Hasan's Internet postings was gathered, Hasan's employment history at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, his medical & military training, a neighbor's account of Hasan & his brother, Hasan's military obligation & the briefings of President Obama discussed.
(Washington: Tom Foreman) The timetable of events at the Ft. Hood Army base when Hasan began firing into the crowd, the wounding of the gunman, a search for other possible gunmen & the conclusion that the shooter was a local psychiatrist reviewed; maps & video from the readiness center room shown. Why Hasan might have been at the readiness center discussed.
(Studio: Randi Kaye) The call for an investigation into the serial killings in Cleveland by Anthony Sowell; the endorsement by the AARP & AMA of the public option in the health care reform; the rally in Washington against the health bill; the plea from former New York City police commissioner Bernard Kerik at his criminal trial; the World Series victory by New York Yankees & how manager Joe Girardi stopped to help an injured motorist after the game reported.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with "Rule Number Two" author former Navy psychologist Heidi Kraft & Yale law school professor Eugene Fidell about the shooting, military caregivers & Hasan, who was a psychiatrist. [KRAFT - talks about compassion fatigue & personal trauma for military caregivers; omments on the issue of anti-Muslim harassment.] [FIDELL - comments on why the military withheld information about Hasan being alive, where the investigation will go from here if Hasan survives; states the military is reluctant to let doctors out of their military obligations.]
(Ft. Hood: Ed Lavandera) That Hasan lived in nearby Killeen & the news presented that Hasan survived noted.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live telephone discussion held with former FBI assistant director Tom Fuentes about the course of the investigation. [FUENTES - outlines questions that will be asked of & about Hasan, about the Websites linked to him, the jurisdiction in this capital crime on a military base; states the motivation is the key; whether it was an act of terrorism or for psychological reasons.] [Homeland security adviser Fran TOWNSEND - outlines what facts are needed to understand Hasan's motivation with the FBI leading the investigation; raises the issue of domestic radicalization & whether it is a factor in this case.]
(Studio: Randi Kaye) The conviction of polygamist leader Raymond Jessop; new outrage against Wall Street due to the flu vaccine being made available to banks; the ABC interview with Rihanna about being assaulted by Chris Brown; a small city book tour plans for former Governor Sarah Palin & how inmates saved a guard being strangled in a prison attack reported' prison surveillance shown.