This program is about 1 hour long
(Atlanta: Gary Tuchman) A look at how Chastity Bono became Chaz presented; scenes shown from the "Sonny & Cher Show"; details given about the family relationships & his gender transition. [People.com editor Make FLEEMAN- talks about the Bono family; comments on Bono's change in life.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Earlier interview held with transgender activist Bono about her/his life. [BONO - talks about his amazing journey, what he has done psychologically, his surgeries etc.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The weekend airing of "Her Name Was Steven" announced.
(Studio: Stephanie Elam) The investigation of a New Jersey man, Sharif Mobley, who worked at nuclear power plants & is in custody in Yemen; harsh words from Secretary of State Hillary Clinton about Israel's plans to build settlements in disputed territories; the first lawsuit against Toyota for selling defective cars & a new report on how New York City cab drivers scam passengers reported. [CLINTON - calls this a difficult moment for the vice president.]
(No location given: Drew Griffin) The astonishing case of fraud against big drug company Pfizer for its marketing of Bextra & how the government handled the case examined; details given about the FDA's 2001 approval of Bextra for limited use, but it was promoted for use against surgical pain, how Pfizer was considered too big to fail, the deal Pfizer cut with the government & how the company created a legal shield for itselof & paid two billion dollars in settlements. [HHS Secretary Kathleen SEBELIUS - speaks about the Pfizer case.] [Former Pfizer worker/whistleblower Glenn DeMOTT - says sales were very good.] [Former federal prosecutor Mike LOUCKS, Office of Inspector General Lewis MORRIS- comment on the case against Pfizer.] What Pfizer has said it has done to keep this from happening again after signing an agreement with the HHS Department discussed
(Los Angeles: Anderson Cooper) The role of Father Greg Boyle in helping the gang members of Hollenbeck in east Los Angeles featured; details given about his company Homeboy Industries that helps young men transition out of gang life. [Former gang member Richard MOYA - recounts being shot six times & how his father was shot to death by a rival gang; talks about gangs & "respect"; wonders if he will make it to age 40.] [BOYLE - offers his philosophy in helping those at risk; comments on Moya's struggle; states gang life comes from an absence of hope.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Earlier interview held with gang intervention activist Martin Sheen about the gang life & beyond. [SHEEN - talks about Father Boyle bringing together a community of men involved in gangs; outlines how Boyle's approach works.]
(Washington: Tom Foreman) The basic question of what should be in school textbooks examined; scenes shown of protests in Austin; examples cited of what subjects should be out & what should be in; details given about publishing & textbooks. [Texas school board member Don McLEROY- says the experts tilt left.]
(New York: Stephanie Elam) The photos taken by "Dating Game" serial killer Rodney Alcala featured; scenes from the TV show footage & photos found in Alcala's storage locker shown. [Criminal profiler Pat BROWN - talks about serial killers & victims.] ["Dating Game" participant Jed MILLS - remembers Alcala.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The police investigation of the photos updated.
(Studio: Stephanie Elam) The link of the death of actor Corey Haim to a prescription drug ring; new charges against the Americans charged with kidnapping children in Haiti; the return of Jay Leno to number one in late night TV ratings reported.