This program is about 1 hour long
(Juarez: Michael Ware) The drug-related violence in the dangerous city of Juarez, Mexico, featured; scenes shown from the site where the cartel executed 17 people, the dead in the streets & the nearby border crossing to the US.
(Otay Mesa: Anderson Cooper; El Paso: Michael Ware) The situation in Juarez discussed.
(Washington: Candy Crowley) The irony of Obama's speech about peace in a time of war featured; details given about his tone. [OBAMA - says we cannot stand idle to the threats to Americans; states the US has helped underwrite global security & how we can still strive for dignity & peace in a time of war.]
(Otay Mesa: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen, former Bush speechwriter Michael Gerson & "Huffington Post"'s Tanya Acker about Obama's Oslo speech. [GERGEN - says he is the first president to give a Nobel speech while in office; states it is a speech that will live well as a statement of his personal vision.] [GERSON - calls Obama's speech impressive: how it was a very American speech; comments on the democratic nationalism.] [ACKER - says these are the same themes he promoted during the presidential election campaign; comments on the conservatives' reaction to the speech.] A statement from former US ambassador to the U.N. John Bolton critical of Obama's speech quoted.
(Studio: Erica Hill) The background of the five Americans arrested in Pakistan as possible terrorists; a shootout in New York City's Times Square with the suspect killed; the guilty plea from ESPN stalker Michael Barrett for videotaping Erin Andrews in the nude; the status of the hearing on the request from Joe Jackson for money from the estate of Michael Jackson reported.
(Otay Mesa: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with DEA agent Stephen Tomaski & US Border Patrol's Richard Salinetti about the drug tunnel. [TOMASKI - offers perspective on the use of the drug tunnel to circumvent the border security.] [SALINETTI- explains the "remediation" process for closing the tunnel.]
(New York: Erica Hill) The fate of Polanski & whether celebrity is helping or hurting his case examined; photos & video of his life, including the murder his wife Sharon Tate by Charles Manson & his disciples, shown; details given about his plea bargain for having sex with an underage girl & how he fled to Europe & was arrested in September in Switzerland.
(Otay Mesa: Anderson Cooper; studio: Jeffrey Toobin) The original 1977 rape charges against Polanski, why the prosecutors accepted a plea to a lesser charges, how this was a forced sex case, how the legal system treated Polanski badly, how he will likely be extradited & an agreement for him to serve some additional time discussed; photos shown.
(Studio: Erica Hill) New numbers on the H1N1 swine flu; Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi's hint she may support the Senate health care bill without a public option; a statement from South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford that he wants to reconcile with his wife; the rise in Americans' net worth & the deer who is a family pet who lives in the house reported; deer shown.