This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live strategy session held with Redstate.com Erick Erickson & CNN's Roland Martin about the Bunning issue. [ERICKSON - says Bunning has nothing left to lose since he is leaving.] [MARTIN - calls Bunning a "gutless politician with principles" who supported the rising deficit under President Bush.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live strategy session continued with Redstate.com Erick Erickson & CNN's Roland Martin about the Bunning issue & politics. [ERICKSON - says this is the way the game is played in Washington, but Bunning has a point about paying; criticizes unemployment benefits.] [MARTIN - says American voters are allowing the game of politics.]
(Studio: Brianna Keilar) A Supreme Court case on a challenge to the handgun ban in Chicago; the surge in Ford's car sales last month; the Postal Service's service plans for change due to financial losses & model Naomi Campbell's slapping of a driver reported & Naomi's past problems discussed.
(Concepcion: Karl Penhaul) The impact of the tsunami on a coastal town featured; scenes shown of the waves, boats on land, rescue workers looking for bodies, damaged buildings & the survivors. The slow pace of the government relief efforts discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) How this earthquake may have made our days shorter explained.
(Murchinson, Texas: Gary Tuchman) What happens to retired animals featured; scenes shown from the Humane Society's wild animal sanctuary in Texas: an elephant, a horse, a one-armed boxing kangaroo. [Black Beauty Ranch Diane MILLER- says we provide permanent sanctuary for animals; adds sea animals are also wild animals performing in an unnatural situation.] [Curator of zoological operations for SeaWorld Chuck TOMPKINS- defends the treatment of performing animals.] [Former SeaWorld scientist John HALL- comments on the whales.] [Former Greenville zoo assistant director Richard FARINATO- talks about a white tiger.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with Columbus Zoo's Jack Hanna about animals & SeaWorld. [HANNA - talks about the animals in roadside attractions versus the zoological world; defends the educational & rehabilitation value of SeaWorld & zoos.]
(Washington: Tom Foreman) The mystery over the missing California McStay family featured; McStay home video & their San Diego house shown; details given about the lack of clues on there whereabouts. [Summer McStay's mother Blanche ARANDEA, Joseph's brother Mike McSTAY, San Diego sheriff's office Lt. Dennis BRUGOS- talk about the family.]
(Studio: Brianna Keilar) The victory by Republican Governor Rick Perry in the Texas primary; a legal ruling that ACORN broke no laws; the return home of golfer Tiger Woods & the Smithsonian's rejection of O.J. Simpson's trial suit reported.