This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The scary politics in the war of words over acts of violence reported; details given about what happened to Representatives Anthony Weiner & Betty McCollum. [In Iowa, President OBAMA - jokes about what did not happen after the bill was passed.]
(Washington: Dana Bash) The political furor between Democrats & Republicans over threats of violence examined; Representative Tim Kaine & Democratic requests for funds based on violence quoted. [Representative Eric CANTOR - says his Richmond office was shot at; states Democrats are fanning the flames.] [Representatives John BOEHNER, Steve DRIEHAUS - speak out about death threats.] Reports of threats with white powder against Wiener & Representative Jean Schmidt discussed; e-mail to Schmidt played.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen & "Wingnuts" author John Avlon about the scary politics. [GERGEN - comments on the death threats that have reached a more threatening level of intensity & there is a real chance of isolated bloodshed here; criticizes fund raising based on these threat issues.] [In studio, AVLON - agrees we are playing with fire by deionizing the opposition; questions this hyperpartisanship.]
(Studio: Christine Romans) The latest audiotape from Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden promising to kill American captives if Khalid Sheikh Mohammed is executed; the Vatican denial about an American priest accused of molesting deaf children; the Senate plan for changes in student loans & dash cam video of a dog attacking a police car reported; dog video shown.
(Newark, New Jersey: Randi Kaye) The apparent solving of the coldest case in Newark, New Jersey, featured; details given about the case of five boys who went missing in 1978 but were never found despite the use of psychics, what suspect Lee Evans told police, new information about the fire in a vacant home & the payback motive of stolen marijuana. [Retired cold case investigator Jack EUTSEY- talks about solving the case, how Evans was a suspect immediately & how they thought they got away with it.] [Victim Michael McDowell's sister Terry LARSON, Essex County's Lt. Louis CORREGA- comment on the case.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper, Randi Kaye) What Evans & the witnesses said about what happened to the boys in 1978 discussed.
(Studio: Christine Romans) The Pentagon's changes to its "don't ask, don't tell" policy for gays in the military; the vote in California on whether to legalize marijuana; the drop in support for golfer Tiger Woods after the sex scandal & New York City's coyote reported; scenes shown of the coyote & of the 360 crew in Central Park.