This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Recent discussion held with CNN's Fran Townsend and Johns Hopkins University professor Fouad Ajami about Syria. [AJAMI - comments on Iran's radical access in the region, on Assad, who is trying to frighten the people into submission, calls for sanctions against the rulers.] [TOWNSEND - comments on Iran's long influence in Syria that includes sending in arms, what Assad is saying and doing, how this could go on.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen and Dana Bash about Libya, the War Powers Act and Congress. [BASH - comments on the House vote on US involvement in Libya by limiting funding and on the politics of the opposition to administration policy in Libya.] [GERGEN - comments on the issue of the constitutionality and applicability of the War Powers Act; talks about the foreign policy split within the Republican Party: war hawks versus neo-isolationists amid war weariness in the country after 10 years.]
(Studio: Joe Johns) A plane crash in Russia; the announcement from Representative Anthony Weiner about his official resignation; the expected resignation of Kenneth Nelson as acting head of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms due to the Mexican gun trafficking operation and the Supreme Court ruling on the sex discrimination suit against Walmart reported.
(Orlando: Gary Tuchman) The decision by Judge Belvin Perry to call off the day's testimony reviewed; details given about the duct tape issue. [In court, PERRY - talks about the attorneys' refusing to agree on anything.] [Forensic pathologist Dr. Werner SPITZ- testifies about his history of legal testimony and about the duct tape.] The question of whether Casey will testify discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Recent discussion held with forensic pathologist Dr. Michael Hunter about the trial. [HUNTER - comments on the testimony from an expert witness about the duct tape, the fragility of DNA during decomposition, how evidence can be contaminated by the lab; speculates about why duct tape may have been used.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with former Anthony attorney DePaul University professor Andrea Lyon and prosecutor Paul Henderson about the case. [LYON - talks about the pressure on Judge Perry in this kind of under-scrutiny trial; comments on how the jury may look at the evidence presentations.] [HENDERSON - talks about the defense and prosecuting attorneys being in an intense situation.]