This program is about 1 hour long
(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with Sherrod. [SHERROD - says she has not lived a racist life but turned it into working with people; states she has moved beyond race & that is her message; comments on her work over the years with white & black farmers & how her aim was to get people together; indicates she believes the White House was involved & it all stems from the NAACP-Tea Party fight.]
(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with white farmer Roger Spencer about how Sherrod was helpful to him 20 years ago. [From Iron City, Georgia, SPOONER - says Sherrod helped him with a bankruptcy & charges of racism are ridiculous.] [In interview, SHERROD - recounts how she helped the Spooners save their farm from foreclosure & how they had to go to a second lawyer.]
(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen, Joe Johns & Syracuse University professor Boyce Watkins about the Sherrod case. [GERGEN - says this shows all that is wrong in politics today with the administration committing a travesty of justice; suggests President Obama needs to ask the Agriculture Department to review the Sherrod case.] [WATKINS - says Sherrod deserves apologies from everyone for being fired so quickly.] [JOHNS - says information from the Agriculture Department indicates Secretary Tom Vilsack decided Sherrod had to go because she became a problem.]
(Studio: Joe Johns) President Obama's meeting with British Prime Minister David Cameron, who talked about BP's role in the oil spill; the Senate vote to restore unemployment benefits; the start of the jail sentence for Lindsay Lohan for violation probation reported.
(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with historian Douglas Brinkley about how BP has been handling the public relations. [BRINKLEY - says BP denies everything & wonders about getting rid of Hayward, who has become the villain of the spill; notes BP went into coverup mode & we never saw "the heart" from the company that spun the news; hopes the Justice Department gets into the coverup by BP in the lies they have told in the public sphere.]