This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Just before discussion held with "America's Most Wanted" host John Walsh. [WALSH - comments on the danger to kids from pedophile books, how Amazon has to make a moral decision to take these books off sale and why they should do it.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with radio host Dana Loesch and Democratic strategist Cornell Belcher about McConnell, Bush and the war in Iraq. [BELCHER - calls this an amazing story: McConnell's outrageous political dealings.] [LOESCH - says McConnell has heinous political instincts, but he did not call for a retreat, just a pullout and politicians use troops for political reasons.]
(Studio: Randi Kaye) The honoring of US veterans by Vice President Joe Biden on Veterans Day; problems with a power-share deal in Iraq; a suicide car bomb in Pakistan and the return to port of the stranded cruise ship reported; scenes shown from Arlington National Cemetery, the Iraqi parliament, the bomb site in Karachi.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Earlier discussion held with Dr. Phil McGraw about the San Francisco ban. [McGRAW - likens the ban to cigarette bans using Joe the Camel; states the decision belongs with the parents, not the government; states the government should focus on school food etc.; outlines the medical dangers of obesity and how consumers have the real power.]
(St. Louis: Amber Lyon) The story out of St. Louis of a 14-year-old girl being sold for sex on the Internet after she ran away from home presented; home video of the girl and her family shown. [Trafficking victim's MOTHER - talks about her daughter being sold online and what happened when she came home.] The prostitution trafficking charges against Latasha McFarland noted. [US attorney for Missouri Richard CALLAHAN- comments on the sentence for sex trafficking of kids and the circumstances behind a plea deal in the McFarland case.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper, Amber Lyon) What happens for the family, the Website backpage.com that advertised the sex service and the lawsuit against it and a statement from backpage.com discussed.
(Studio: Randi Kaye) The lawsuit brought by three Mississippi high school basketball players against a coach for whipping them; Nissan's recall of vehicles with steering problems; Google's firing of the employee who leaked word of big pay hikes and a shoutout for Anderson Cooper from Jon Stewart on Rachel Maddow's show reported; scenes shown of Stewart talking about Anderson's "keeping them honest" bit.