Anderson takes a look at a remarkable documentary called "American Promise." Two African American boys literally grow up in front of the camera over the course of the film. It follows them in painful detail as they struggle to navigate a new school, where blending in is virtually impossible.
Anderson spoke with filmmakers Dr. Joe Brewster and Michele Stevenson, who are also the parents of one of the boys featured in "American Promise."
Yesterday's verdict must seem like deja-vu for Amanda Knox. She was first found guilty of murdering Meredith Kercher back in 2009. Back then, she was sentenced to 25 years in prison, this time she was sentenced to more than 28. But the big question now is whether she will have to serve that sentence. Anderson takes a look at the twists and turns in this case.
Anderson discusses whether Knox could really face extradition with The Daily Beast's Rome Bureau Chief Barbie Latza Nadeau, Legal Analyst Jeffrey Toobin, and Investigative Correspondent Drew Griffin.
Amanda Knox is speaking out her re-conviction. In an interview with the Guardian, she says her remarks are not making her life any better. But she says exonorees are often forgotten, and she feels remaining silent would be negligent. Ryan Ferguson spent nearly ten years in prison for a murder he did not commit, and he has become one of Amanda Knox's confidants.
He was once Chris Christie's appointee's to the Port Authority, now David Wildstein could be the Governor's biggest problem as the bridge scandal unfolds. Anderson discussed Wildstein's bombshell letter with the New York Times Reporter who broke today's big Christie news along with The Bergen Record's Shawn Boburg, Senior Legal Analyst Jeffrey Toobin and Chief Congressional Correspondent Dana Bash.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie repeatedly claimed he did not know about the order to close lanes on the George Washington Bridge until the story broke in the media. Today, a letter from the lawyer for former Christie appointee David Wildstein claims "evidence exists" that the Governor's account is not true. Anderson takes a close look.
It was 50 years ago that the Beatles made their first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show. That performance unleashed a wave of Beatlemania across the country. George Harrison's sister Louise was already living in the states and shares her memories with Anderson.
Police documents show that Justin Bieber tested positive for pot, Xanax and alcohol the night he was arrested in Miami Beach. Less than a week later he was turning himself in at a Toronto police station, where he was charged with assault. Back in California he's under investigation for allegedly throwing eggs at a neighbor's house. Anderson discussed all of this with Dr. Drew.
There's nothing in a neurosurgeon's job description that calls for walking nearly six miles in the cold, wearing nothing more than scrubs, a windbreaker and a pair of crocs, to get to the next procedure. Dr. Zenko Hrynkiw was at the Brookwood Medical Center in icy Birmingham, Alabama Tuesday morning when he learned he was needed to perform emergency brain surgery at another local hospital. Driving was impossible, so the doctor set off on foot, did the surgery and saved a life. He told Anderson he was just doing his job.
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