A half century has passed since the death of President John F. Kennedy. There is no way to know how the world would be a different place had JFK been able to serve out his term and maybe even a second. Anderson discussed the tragic events of the assassination along with JFK's legacy with John King, Presidential Historian Douglas Brinkley and Senior Political Analyst David Gergen.
Everyone is talking about President George W. Bush's appearance on The Tonight Show and the portrait he painted for Jay Leno. His new passion for painting is an unexpected window into his life post-presidency. The AC360 Later panel looks at the legacies of some recent Presidents.
The nation's top spies went before the House Intelligence Committee today and acknowledged the NSA is spying on some of America's closest allies while they are spying on us. Senior Political Analyst David Gergen joins the panel to talk about President Obama's knowledge of this program.
A report obtained by CNN shows the Obama administration was warned that healthcare.gov wasn't ready to go live. Meantime, for 15 million Americans, it looks like one of the president's mantras - 'if you like your health plan you can keep it' - may not be true. Does the White House have a message problem? The AC360 Later panel debates.
Iowa Republican Congressman Steve King spoke to Anderson about the government shutdown and the upcoming debt ceiling deadline. He talked about the state of the standoff saying, "The lid is on the pressure cooker." Rep. King predicted an agreement to end the shutdown would pass in the House, he also warned "this Congress does not have the discipline to bring down spending and balance the budget."
Chief National Correspondent John King along with political analysts Gloria Borger and David Gergen listened to Congressman King's interview and weighed in on the budget standoff.
House Republicans upping the ante, passing a series of bills to fund popular parts of the government, daring Democrats to oppose them. Democrats calling that a cynical ploy. Anderson discusses this with political analysts David Gergen and Gloria Borger, along with Chief National Correspondent John King
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