This program is about 1 hour long
(Washington: Dana Bash) The highlights of the Senate plan reviewed & cost, how it will be paid for, reviewed & discussed; details given about the standing of the public option in the bill, a tax on cosmetic surgery & the opposition from conservative Democrats.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Candy Crowley) How it appears Reid has a bill that can get to the floor for discussion & the politics of the bill in the Senate discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) What was on Maj. Nidal Hasan's business card noted.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Earlier discussion held with Faith & Freedom Coalition chair Ralph Reed & CNN's James Carville about Palin's remarks. [CARVILLE - says the military is trying to recruit Muslims; states Palin is compelling, interesting & is getting a forum.] [REED - analyzes Palin's political launch in '08 & her second introduction via her book tour; praises her political instincts.]
(No location given: Abbie Boudreau) The March 2007 killings at the canal examined; extensive excerpts shown from the Army tapes of the interrogation of Sgt. Michael Leahy & others about the shootings & the canal where the Iraqis were executed. [Wife Jamie LEAHY - says we have not had our wedding ceremony because of the investigation; wonders about what made her husband shoot.] The sentences for Leahy & Sgts. Joseph Mayo & John Hatley.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper, Abbie Boudreau) The reactions of wives Kim Hatley & Joanna Mayo & how the Iraqis were never reported missing nor were the bodies found discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with former Army Sgt. David Bellavia, former military psychologist Larry James & CNN's Abbie Boudreaux about the "Killings at the Canal" in Iraq. [JAMES - outlines what the interrogator was attempting to do as shown in the Army videotapes.] [BELLAVIA - talks about the soldier in a combat zone where you live in the moment; states the punishment does not fit the crime.] [BOUDREAUX - answers question about whether the soldiers were following orders: the sergeants made the choice.]
(Kennett, Missouri: Gary Tuchman) The trial of a Kennett, Missouri, African American woman Heather Ellis accused of assaulting two police officers in a Walmart store after a dispute previewed.
(Studio: Erica Hill) A judge's ruling that the Army Corps of Engineers was to blame for massive flooding during Hurricane Katrina; the ethics charges against South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford; Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's statement that now is a critical moment for Afghanistan; HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius' statement about changes in breast cancer guidelines; another attack by Somali pirates on the US ship the Maersk Alabama reported; scenes shown of Capt. Richard Phillips who was held captive by pirates last April
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Politico's Nia Malika-Henderson & CNN's Candy Crowley about the press conference. [MALIKA-HENDERSON- talks about the US-South Korea free trade agreement.] [CROWLEY - talks about US relationships with Asian countries.]