This program is about 1 hour long
(Capitol Hill: Dana Bash) A deal inside the health care bill to keep big pharmaceutical companies making millions examined; details given about "biologics," designed to treat abnormalities, how they are cash cows & how the industry lobbied for 12 years before generic drugs. [Biotechnology Industry Organization Jim GREENWOOD- comments on his lobbying to get a return on company investments.] [Medimmune Development Dr. Gail WASSERMAN- talks about the drug for specific diseases.] [Patient Sharon BROWN- cites the cost of her drugs.] [Senator Sherrod BROWN - says this will help the companies.] The argument that companies need to make a big profit on life-saving drugs & the lobbying by the generics people discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Candy Crowley, Dana Bash) The likelihood this bill will get done in the House this week & where the votes will come from discussed.
(New York: Randi Kaye) The stunning interview in "GQ" magazine with former Senator John Edwards's mistress Rielle Hunter featured; magazine photos shown; details given of what she said about her relationship with "Johnny." [In 2008, EDWARDS - denies Hunter's baby is his.] [In 2009, Elizabeth EDWARDS - comments on the baby.] ["GQ" contributor Lisa DePAULO- comments on the Edwards marriage.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with former Edwards aide Andrew Young about Edwards & Hunter. [YOUNG - talks about Hunter's allegations, how he came to have the Edwards-Hunter sex tapes that are now held by the court, the "bizarre" pictures in "GQ", how Edwards has not apologized & that Edwards will not wind up with Hunter.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with "Game Change" author Mark Halperin about the Edwards scandal. [HALPERIN - comments on the portrait of Hunter in her "GQ" interview, their relationship that caused John to do "goofy things", the possibility of a chain reaction with a response from Elizabeth Edwards.]
(Studio: Candy Crowley) Toyota's challenge to the California driver who claimed his Prius went out of control; the worsening ties between the US & Israel; NASA's discovery of life under ice in Antarctica reported.
(Chicago: Gary Tuchman) The sex abuse scandal in the Catholic Church featured; details given about the case of a priest in Illinois accused of molesting an altar boy. [Priest Father Chester PRZYBYLO- talks about his "call"; calls the charges ridiculous.] [Two PARISHIONERS - defend the priest.] [Former altar boys Peter GALICA, Paul GIL- describe what happened with the priest Father Chester.]
(Chicago & Winfield, Illinois: Gary Tuchman) The documents in the case of allegations of sex abuse by a priest in Illinois Father Chester Przybylo examined; details given about the state agency's findings, the church's settlement with an altar boy, the documents about Father Chester's behavior. [PRZYBYLO - comments on the settlement paid by the church, on the documents & his calling to the priesthood.] [Former altar boy Peter GALICA- outlines what was said.] Statements from the archdiocese of Chicago about the likelihood abuse did occur & the response from the priests's attorney Walter Maksym quoted. [PARISHIONER - backs the father.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Some legal points about the case of the priest updated.
(Studio: candy Crowley) A large aftershock to the initial quake in Chile; the funeral for child TV star Corey Haim; the sentence for Michael Barrett, the man who shot secret video of reporter Erin Andrews; protests in southern California at a restaurant serving whale meat reported.