This program is about 1 hour long
(New York: Randi Kaye) The Americans accused of terrorism featured; details given about the farewell video one of them left behind & about the men who disappeared last month. including student Ramy Zamzam. [Foundation for Defense of Democracies Daveed GARTENSTEIN-ROSS- says this is a bad group.] [CAIR director Nihad AWAD- comments on the video.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; no location given: Peter Bergen) The trend of homegrown terrorists, including Headley, how this phenomenon of unlinked cases is puzzling discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; no location given: Peter Bergen) The difficulties of cases like that of the arrested Americans, examples of jihadi terrorist attacks in the US, how this trend is increasing in the last two years, how the "American dream" makes a difference within the Muslim community discussed.
(Studio: Erica Hill) The assessment from US Central Command Gen. David Petraeus of the coming surge in the war in Afghanistan; the fallout from the TSA airport security breach; Bank of America's repayment of the bailout funds it received & the call for a boycott of the "Jersey Shore" TV show that follows Italian-Americans in a beach town reported. [In CNN interview, US commander in Afghanistan Gen. Stanley McCHRYSTAL - says he is confident he can win.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen, Dana Bash & Joe Johns about the Senate health care bill. [BASH - says some Democrats say it is not a done deal yet because of the cost; comments on a trigger provision for a public option.] [GERGEN - outlines what the White House feels about the bill, the Stupak amendment & other combinations to putting this together; states liberals like the Medicare provision.] [JOHNS - comments on the idea of a Medicare buy-in for Americans 55-64: how it all about the money; notes expanding Medicare would not be cheap.]
(Northeastern Alaska: Jeff Corwin) A look at polar bears & their place in the Arctic ecosystem presented; scenes shown from September 2007 from off Arctic Alaska of polar bears & seals. [US Geological Survey scientist Steve ANNSTRICK- talks about the polar bear population under nutritional stress & what happens with the ice melting; notes the ecosystem is dependent on the sea ice.]
(Studio: Erica Hill) Snow in the Midwest & New England; the decisions in South Carolina about Governor Mark Sanford; the plans to subpoena Tareq & Michaela Salahi on how they got into the White House state dinner; President Obama's acceptance of the Nobel Peace Prize in Norway reported; scenes shown of the mysterious blue/green light display in Norway.