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August 15th, 2013
10:22 PM ET

Egypt braces for the "Day of Anger"

Massive protests are planned in Egypt, a day after more than 580 Egyptians died in fierce fighting. Witnesses say many of those killed today were shot by Egyptian security forces firing live ammunition at protest camps. At the same time Islamist demonstrators attacked churches and called for a Muslim state in Egypt. Anderson takes a closer look at today's violence and what we can expect tomorrow.  He spoke with CNN's Arwa Damon in Cairo, Egyptian journalist Mona Eltahawy, Arab affairs analyst Robin Wright, and Daily Beast correspondent Peter Beinart.

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August 15th, 2013
10:14 PM ET

The custody battle over Veronica intensifies

When this custody battle first began she was known as baby Veronica. Now she is almost four, and she is still the center of an intense legal standoff.  Veronica's biological father Dusten Brown challenged her adoption using a federal law aimed at keeping Native American families together. But tonight, her adoptive parents the Capobiancos are in Brown's home state of Oklahoma demanding her return, as a court has ordered. 360's Randi Kaye is in Tulsa with the latest.

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August 15th, 2013
10:09 PM ET

"Please don't let my daughter die, Governor"

Vivian Wilson is a young girl battling a potentially life-threatening form of epilepsy. Her family is finding few options to help her. In his documentary "Weed," Dr. Sanjay Gupta profiled a girl named Charlotte whose seizures were greatly reduced with cannabis.  But Charlotte lives in Colorado, and Vivian lives in New Jersey where medical marijuana faces far tighter restrictions. Vivian's father Brian confronted Governor Christie urging him to ease those restrictions, pleading, "Please don't let my daughter die, Governor."  Governor Christie says he will make a decision on signing a bill on loosening those rules tomorrow. Anderson spoke with Brian Wilson and Dr. Gupta about all of this.


Filed under: Dr. Sanjay Gupta • Marijuana
August 15th, 2013
09:59 PM ET

Oprah's big screen return

"Lee Daniels' The Butler" is inspired by the real-life story of a man who served as the butler to eight U.S. presidents. It also marks Oprah Winfrey's first film in 15 years. Anderson spoke to her and co-star Forest Whitaker.  Oprah says one of the reasons she chose this film as her big screen return is its backdrop of America's civil rights movement.

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August 15th, 2013
06:33 PM ET

Tonight on AC360: Anderson speaks with Oprah Winfrey and Forest Whitaker

 

"The Butler" is one of the most hotly anticipated movies of the year. The film is inspired by the real-life story of Eugene Allen, who served as the butler to eight U.S. presidents. Anderson sat down with the film's stars Oprah Winfrey and Forest Whitaker. "The Butler" is opening in theaters in the wake of George Zimmerman’s acquittal in the killing of Trayvon Martin.  According to Oprah, this movie "brings context to the discussion" started when Martin’s death first made headlines.

Check out a preview of their discussion.

You can see more of the interview tonight on AC360 at 8pm and 10pm E.T.

Take a look behind the scenes:

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