This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Representative Jared Polis and Log Party Republicans Clarke Cooper about the incident and the "don't ask, don't tell" policy for gays in the military. [POLIS, COOPER - offer views on finding the bigoted staffer and on the gays in the military issue.] [POLIS - comments on the handling of the death threat.] [COOPER - says the ultimate decision comes from Chambliss.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Earlier interview held with Ellmers about her view of the mosque and Islam. [ELLMERS - says she is not intending to say all Muslims are terrorists, but Muslim terrorists attacked us; argues about Etheridge's stand on the mosque and about "victory mosques" in past history; states we are fighting radical Muslims in Afghanistan and she is running for a district in North Carolina.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with religious scholar Bruce Feiler about the history of religious conquest. [FEILER - says they are not called "victory mosques," that conquering religions build churches, that there are 600,000 Muslims in and around New York City; states the deeper question is: should Muslims be treated differently.]
(Studio: Randi Kaye) President Obama's blasting in a BBC Persia interview of the comments made by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad that the US was behind the 9/11 attacks; Ahmadinejad's meeting with Sarah Shourd, one of the three hikers arrested as a spy in Iran; a judge's order that lesbian Margaret Witt be reinstated as an Air Force nurse; a judge's decision allowing the jailed Lindsay Lohan to post bail reported.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with legal consultant Sunny Hostin, who has been attending the trial, about the testimony in the trial; Petit family photos shown. [HOSTIN - talks about the gruesome, graphic nature of the testimony; notes the men were in the Petit house for over 6 hours before setting the house on fire; explains the testimony about the gas and fires.]
(No location given: Gary Tuchman) The abuse of boys by Catholic priest Father Alvin Campbell reviewed; details given about the molestation of one boy and how Bishop Daniel Ryan asked Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger to defrock Campbell who would not do to without the priest's permission. [At the Vatican, Msgr. Charles SCICLUNA- talks about the church process for trying a priest, but now canon law has a different approach.] [Abuse victim and wife Matt and Beth McCORMICK- comment.] The apology from Pope Benedict XVI about priest abuse, what he knew when he was a cardinal and why CNN has done a documentary discussed.
(Studio: Randi Kaye) A fourth lawsuit alleging megachurch Bishop Eddie Long had coercive sex with a boy; a bank robbery near Miami where a bomb-wearing teller was forced to demand money; Stock Market Report and the predicted spending on Halloween candy and decorations reported.