This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Steve Perry about "stop snitching." [PERRY - says you are a coward if you don't tell; states what parents have to do in these cases & how the kids feel a disconnect from adults.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Ed Henry) Obama's long effort to get health reform by trying to connect to the audience discussed. [OBAMA - says passing health care is the right thing to do; states he needs to get the votes to get the bill passed.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with former Cigna executive Center for Medica & Democracy fellow Wendell Potter about health insurance companies. [POTTER - says the industry is run by seven for-profit companies out to make more money by raising premiums.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with American Health Insurance Plans vice president Mike Tuffin about health insurance. [TUFFIN - explains why insurance premiums are going up; states most of our coverage comes through the employers; responds to viewer e-mail about pre-existing conditions, but everyone has to be covered for it to work.]
(Studio: Stephanie Elam) The weekend elections in Iraq; AIG's payback of its debt to taxpayers; the onstage fall for singer Brad Paisley reported; scenes shown of Paisley going down.
(Sacramento: Ted Rowlands) The 75 million dollar shopping spree in financially troubled California for new government office furniture & vehicles examined; scenes shown from the state hearings on the expenditure. [California Air Resources Board Demitre STANICH- refuses to be interviewed.] [California state assembly Audra STRICKLAND0 calls the expenditures an insult.] [Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Assn. John COUPAL- talks about the spending mentality.]