This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Jeffrey Toobin and Peter Bergen and former USS Cole Cmdr. Kirk Lippold about the verdict. [TOOBIN - says it is a disappointing verdict for President Obama's administration; states torture evidence cannot be used in any of our legal system.] [Voice of LIPPOLD - says the tables got turned on Obama's administration after it decided not to use military courts; predicts the torture defense will be used in other trials; states the military commission's process should be used.] [BERGEN - comments on the waterboarding of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and what it could mean for evidence in a civilian trial; says justice was served in the Ghailani trial even with evidence excluded; offers views on the KSM trial.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Democratic strategist Cornell Belcher and RedState.com Erick Erickson about Palin running in 2012. [ERICKSON - says Palin is surrounded by intelligent people; comments on the criticism of Palin and the polarization around her.] [BELCHER - says she speaks to the grassroots of the Republican Party and she could be a formidable candidate if she can tap into the new media.] Other material: [PALIN - criticizes President Obama for not being vetted by the media.]
(Studio: Susan Hendricks) The spread of cholera from Haiti to the US and the third day of unrest in Cap Haitien, Haiti; the plea by an accused arms dealer in a terrorism trial; the incident in which a Wisconsin man, Stephen Cowan, shot out his TV over Bristol Palin's dancing reported.
(Des Moines, Iowa: Anderson Cooper) A look at research on the bonobo apes featured; scenes shown of the bonobos being raised with language in Des Moines, Iowa, with the reporter wearing a bunny suit for the apes; details given about the lexigram board for language. [Great Ape Trust's Dr. Sue SAVAGE-RUMBAUGH - talks about the apes and their language skills and cognitive system.] The threat to bonobos in the wild noted.
(Studio: Susan Hendricks) A judge's ruling allowing the construction of a new Islamic mosque in Murfreesboro, Tennessee; the case of the Ft. Hood shooting by Maj, Nidal Hasan; the FDA crackdown on caffeinated alcohol beverages like Loko; and the question about who will design the wedding dress for the now-engaged Kate Middleton reported.