This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A detailed look at how bin Laden was taken down presented; scenes and diagrams shown from the room, the compound and the house; details given about the plans for a ground operation to capture or kill bin Laden. [OBAMA - describes what happened.] [BRENNAN - says a woman was used as a shield; comments on the operation.] [CNN's Gloria BORGER, Chris LAWRENCE - recount the surveillance effort that led to the compound that likely held a "high value target."] [Correspondent and former Navy SEAL Kaj LARSON- says the operation was meticulously planned.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Ed Henry) The evidence about the bin Laden mission and what may/may not be made public discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Gloria Borger) How the interrogation of detainees led to evidence about the whereabouts of bin Laden's compound discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Peter Bergen) The intelligence information that was found at the compound in Pakistan and whether no one in the area may have known he was there inside discussed.
(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) The reaction of former Secretary of State Colin Powell to the death of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden presented. [POWELL - says he wished we could have gotten bin Laden on 9/12 when we had intelligence about where he may have been but it is not simple to track someone in that terrain.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Pakistan: Nick Paton Walsh) A look at the compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, the activity around the area discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with former CIA team leader Gary Berntsen and former CIA agent Bob Baer about bin Laden; diagrams shown of the compound. [BERNTSEN - outlines questions about the military operation and how much Pakistan knew about it.] [BAER - talks about the intelligence, how it was likely Pakistan knew about the SEALs operation.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; studio: Sanjay Gupta) The process by which the government was able to confirm a DNA match for the body of bin Laden by matching it to relatives discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with "New York Times" columnist Tom Friedman about the death of bin Laden. [FRIEDMAN - says the good news is the Arab people have started the process of getting justice and self-rule via peaceful means in the uprisings; states the question is what the centrist "good guys" in the Middle East can do for themselves; notes Pakistan has to decide what kind of country it will be; comments on the "mansion" compound and who knew about it; raises questions about US policy since 9/11 and the huge bureaucracies we have created for security; notes Egypt is the heart and soul of the Arab world.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Fareed Zakaria and former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer about the killing of bin Laden and the future of Al Qaeda. [ZAKARIA - says this is a deadly blow to Al Qaeda: it is an idea personified by bin Laden; comments on the awakening of the Arab world; agrees the credit should be shared by the Bush and Obama administrations.] [FLEISCHER - comments on bin Laden and Al Qaeda, which went on without him; states we here put country above politics and President Obama deserves credit.]
(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) The reaction of former Secretary of State Colin Powell to the death of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden presented. [In interview, POWELL - explains what the CIA and special operations forces like the Navy SEALs do; comments on the operation in Pakistan to take out bin Laden.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.
(Studio: Tom Foreman) SEAL Team Six that staged the raid on bin Laden's compound analyzed and discussed; details given about the makeup of the team members and their intense training.