February 10th, 2010
09:44 PM ET

Live Blog from the Anchor Desk 02/10/10

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Tonight on 360°, digging out from the blizzard of 2010. We have live reports from some of the cities hit by the storm. Plus, volunteer who helped recovery bodies after the September 11th attacks is now helping out in Haiti. Anderson has his story.

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  1. Adelaide

    Great, informative show again tonight! Even thgough it was painful to watch the Duvaliers, I think most people enjoyed the coverage.
    Good night all!

    February 10, 2010 at 10:59 pm |
  2. rose

    Thank you, Anderson for the "keeping them honest" piece covering Baby Doc Duvalier's regime. But he left back in the mid 80's. What about the time after that? Most recently ousted president Aristide? How about continuing the story with a piece on him.

    February 10, 2010 at 10:59 pm |
  3. Heather - Spokane, WA

    Snowmobiles would come in handy in that nasty weather! Have a good night all and stay warm!

    February 10, 2010 at 10:59 pm |
  4. Gerard Mc Ardle, Belfast & Drogheda, Ireland

    Hello Anderson, you & your team are doing a great job still reporting from Haiti,I tune in to you nightly or in the morning at 3.0.clock (Irish time) I know I can get the most up to date news on CNN. I find it sad that the powers to be in Haita, can fast-track the release paper's for the American preacher's & yat no-one could sign a paper for days for a 3 month baby to fly to Britain for very urgent brain surgery. The Haitain government are really annoying me by their invisible presence.Can you investigate why the IDB won't follow the G7's example to cancel all debt owed them by Haiti, I mean Haiti ain't going to be able to support itself fully for years to com. Thank you.

    Sorry to see Washington & beyond drowned in snow...could there be floods if it were to thaw quite suddenly, that's what we had to face in Ireland recently.

    February 10, 2010 at 10:59 pm |
  5. Emily

    the snow is great, but for driving....

    February 10, 2010 at 10:59 pm |
  6. Cessy-Chicago

    wait! we want to see Anderson do a dance!

    great news once again...Thanks Anderson. I look forward to your many follow-up stories. Be safe there in Haiti. You and your traveling staff do amazing work.

    Have a great and safe night everyone. See you all tomorrow!

    February 10, 2010 at 10:58 pm |
  7. Lori

    Good night everyone! Stay warm, safe and dry. Sweet dreams!

    February 10, 2010 at 10:58 pm |
  8. starr formerly known as vincent

    Thank you and good night Anderson Et Al and the studio crew as well for another night of great reporting.

    Good night fellow bloggers and Emily, Dodie, Meggan, Milan, Isabel and others. May you all have a great day tomorrow!

    Love the story on the media "hype". I didn't think it was possible to "spin" a snowstorm, i was wrong. However, in this case, it was Not hype!

    February 10, 2010 at 10:58 pm |
  9. Molly

    Go snowasaurus Rex!

    February 10, 2010 at 10:58 pm |
  10. Dodie, Irvine CA

    Thank you and good night Anderson Cooper, Sanjay Gupta, 360 Team….. Another really great show!

    Good night Starr, Emily, A. Smith, Megan, Gayle, Isabel-Brasil, Linda-Az, Gabriela-Nicaragua, and other fellow bloggers.

    Have a wonderful week!!!

    February 10, 2010 at 10:58 pm |
  11. Jo Ann, North Royalton, Ohio

    Good night Anderson, Gary, and Tom and bloggers Emily, Mike, Starr, and Adelaide!

    February 10, 2010 at 10:58 pm |
  12. LisaL -Canada

    there is far too much pressure on people for over-priced stuff for occasions like valentine's day. there should be a rule - no roses allowed.

    February 10, 2010 at 10:58 pm |
  13. Emily

    Good evening Anderson, Dr. Gutpa & Karl Penhaul & 360Crew in Haiti, Devna, 360Team, Megan, Martina, Gabriela, Dodie, Starr, Mike, David & Isabel, Jo Ann, Gloria, Casey, Adelaide & Bloggers!

    Amazing reports tonight...glad to see report on Papa Doc, et al....
    Hope that you keep following the money...and stay healthy there in Haiti!

    Just loved that Shot of the Day! 😛
    Thank goodness for snowblowers!

    February 10, 2010 at 10:58 pm |
  14. Gabriela Vaughan from Nicaragua

    Good night, Anderson, Megan, Isabel, Dodie, Heather, Emily and 360 crew and bloggers!

    Sleep tight and see ya tomorrow!

    February 10, 2010 at 10:57 pm |
  15. Milan, Berlin,Germany

    Good night Anderson+AC360 Team! Good night guys,see you tomorrow!

    February 10, 2010 at 10:57 pm |
  16. Dodie, Irvine CA

    @ Cassey

    I have just one word! Brrrrrrrrr too cold for me!

    February 10, 2010 at 10:57 pm |
  17. Paula, Colorado

    The snow is very pretty–it's sunny and dry in CO.

    February 10, 2010 at 10:57 pm |
  18. Lori

    Being snowed in makes you feel like the world has ended. One can not evey get a pizza delivered!

    February 10, 2010 at 10:57 pm |
  19. Immacula

    i would also like to think Dr.Gupta for his remarkable work and all of the cnn crew.

    February 10, 2010 at 10:56 pm |
  20. Megan Dresslar - Shoreline, WA

    Good night Anderson, Candy, Megan, Jessica Y, Ed Henry, David Gergen, Martina Ilstad, Emily, Gabriela, Dodie, Isabel, A. Smith, Heather, Sharon, Gloria, Vivian, Cynthia, Gayle, Casey, Cessy-Chicago, Starr and my friends Twitter/Facebook Bloggers!!!!!
    See you tomorrow night!
    Have a great night and sleep tight everyone!!!! 😀
    Day of the shot with most my favorite CNN weather man Renyolds, Rob, Tom, including Gary blooper!!!! LOL!!! Nice shot, Anderson!!!! 😮
    Thanks for coming in to join us tonight! Bye guys!
    Have a great night, good sleep at home after work!!!! See you tomorrow night!!! Have a plenty sleep! 😀

    February 10, 2010 at 10:55 pm |
  21. Marie

    Anderson should track down Aristide and do an interview him!

    February 10, 2010 at 10:55 pm |
  22. Guy Jean

    Well, Night after night, you deliver,

    February 10, 2010 at 10:55 pm |
  23. LisaL -Canada

    "good time charlie" was based on a real person? cool. i guess even some cliches die.

    February 10, 2010 at 10:55 pm |
  24. Gloria, Brooklyn, NY

    I don't think traveling in the snow is going to be any easier tomorrow.

    February 10, 2010 at 10:55 pm |
  25. David, Indiana

    @Isabel can you send some of the warmth from Brazil up here?

    But what about the growth of business in Haiti? I see a lot of businesses in the reports from Haiti. A working port. Advanced schools. Seems like there is serious sustainable development going on.

    Drivng slow on the bus yes. I've been on bus with a driving whipping through the streets, kind of enjoyable.

    February 10, 2010 at 10:54 pm |
  26. Heather - Spokane, WA

    At least the busses are running there so people could get around there

    February 10, 2010 at 10:53 pm |
  27. Cas, Kyoto, Japan

    Thank you to everyone in Haiti for your continued coverage. Your dedication to this tragedy will hopefully mean that these poor people won't be forgotten.

    And how great is Candy Crowley on AC360??

    February 10, 2010 at 10:53 pm |
  28. LisaL -Canada

    driving in snow does take a bit of practice - some people are horrible snow-drivers. i like driving in the snow.

    February 10, 2010 at 10:53 pm |
  29. Molly

    There are some shelters open. There are power outages. Lucky for me, power stayed on. My sister's did too as of yesterday. We are both a hop, skip, and jump away from D.C. The snow is very beautiful albeit inconvenient and costly. No school since before Thursday!

    February 10, 2010 at 10:53 pm |
  30. Cessy-Chicago

    I agree with the bus driver....Patience is the key!

    February 10, 2010 at 10:52 pm |
  31. Megan Dresslar - Shoreline, WA

    I also agree bus driver said. I can do it my best to safe to drive on the street, very scary black ice! 🙂

    February 10, 2010 at 10:52 pm |
  32. Immacula

    Dear Mr.cooper,
    my name is Immacula, as an haitian citizen i would like to thank you for bringing the news from haiti to us.

    February 10, 2010 at 10:52 pm |
  33. Milan, Berlin,Germany

    @ Lori

    Haiti used to be a french colony.

    February 10, 2010 at 10:51 pm |
  34. Cessy-Chicago

    Welcome to OUR world! 😀

    February 10, 2010 at 10:51 pm |
  35. Debby

    Anderson Thanks for the info on tne money trail. I've heard the info about the real gov vs. the aid organizations donated money. I was told when I wanted to sponsor a child that items must be sent to the owner of the orphanage itself or the packages would be stolen by the corrupt government people. Am hoping while helping them rebuild we can make their government for the people not for the leaders. God bless you and keep you safe.

    February 10, 2010 at 10:51 pm |
  36. Danie T.

    Doesn't make sense to me either Heather – In a country so poor when you look at the level of wealth and life of luxury living by a small group people it's just disgusting – the gap is just way too big.

    February 10, 2010 at 10:51 pm |
  37. Marie

    I am not a blogger but can't help to say thank you to Anderson for returning to my country (Haiti). Keep the cameras rolling so the minority can keep hope alive. Thank you AC360

    February 10, 2010 at 10:51 pm |
  38. Gabriela Vaughan from Nicaragua

    @ Heather

    Haha that's good, but I'll send you some sunshine so you can do the "sun dance" instead the "snow dance"

    I think is important to know a little about Haiti's history, we can be able to understand much more about why they are acting sometimes in a way that we can't understand and at the same time, we can find the answer for a lot of questions that we have about the actual situation, if we read about their history!

    February 10, 2010 at 10:51 pm |
  39. Jacky

    All the foreign aid over the years and no infrastucture to show for it? The Haitian government has to answer where the money went.
    They never seemed to encourage entrpreneurship for all. Only for the wealthy Haitian families that have their foot on Haiti's neck. They didn't have mandatory education for children. Children are the future, if you don't educate them the country will not advance.

    February 10, 2010 at 10:51 pm |
  40. Emily

    That is a really cute story about your son! 🙂
    I hope that one day he gets a chance to build a snowman & have a snow ball fight! They are great at any age!

    February 10, 2010 at 10:51 pm |
  41. Lori

    It looks like successful driving in the snow does not require two hands and eyes on the road at all times!

    February 10, 2010 at 10:51 pm |
  42. Jo Ann, North Royalton, Ohio

    Cute hat Gary! At least NYC has public transportation we have to drive everywhere.

    February 10, 2010 at 10:50 pm |
  43. Dodie, Irvine CA

    @ starr

    Good idea. We would need a lot of checks and balances with a large amount of money.

    February 10, 2010 at 10:50 pm |
  44. Karenine

    Just so you know Anderson!

    Yes the Duvaliers are responsible for Haiti's poverty but the "Lavalas" regime did way more than the Duvalier. If possible dig in more in order to keep Aristide and Preval honest and in case you need some info I' m more than ready to give all that I know to you. Because what the "Lavalas" regime did is no secret! and by the way they did way worse than the Duvalier.


    February 10, 2010 at 10:50 pm |
  45. Lori

    Does France have a fiduciary relationship with Haiti? what is the relationship between Haiti and France?

    February 10, 2010 at 10:49 pm |
  46. Marie

    Haiti has always had international aid groups doing a wonderful job to help the people of Haiti, but how do we rebuild a better government so the entire country can function and be stable?

    February 10, 2010 at 10:49 pm |
  47. Mike, formerly from Syracuse

    @Susan, the accurate reparations number is 90 million francs, for the destruction of French plantations. It's much, much less than 21 billion dollars. Haiti is a mess because of Haiti not France, or the US.

    February 10, 2010 at 10:49 pm |
  48. Adelaide

    Papa Doc Duvalier was not only a tyrant, he was a monster and a racist who exterminated most of the Mulatto people from my home town of Jérémie in the southern tip of the island. Not even the little babies were spared.

    February 10, 2010 at 10:49 pm |
  49. Danie T.

    Keep digging Anderson please! I know you fear nobody and question everything that's one of the things that make you such a great journalist and that's how you inform us so well which is why we love you so much.

    February 10, 2010 at 10:48 pm |
  50. Cynthia

    Anderson – Speaking of corruption: what about the Haitian officials at the airport who were filmed trying to impose a tax on antibiotics and medical supplies that a physician went to retrieve himself, as his patient's needed these things. This story aired on NBC about 1 week ago. The physician prevailed and did not pay tax. Is this sort of thing going on?

    February 10, 2010 at 10:48 pm |
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