Anderson Cooper reported live from the port of Sendai, Japan, which is approximately 40 miles from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. When the warning area around the power plant was expanded to an approximate 19 mile radius, because of new explosions, the AC360 crew decided to cut the program back to 1 hour and head North.
OPENING SEGMENT VIDEO:
NEW BLAST AT NUCLEAR POWER PLANT, Approx. half the control rods were exposed at No. 2 reactor: Jim Walsh analyzes and Tom Foreman explains how a nuclear power plant functions and fails
FOLLOW UP DISCUSSION: Anderson, Sanjay and Jim Walsh, MIT
AMERICAN LOCATED IN JAPAN, Mich. parents were worried about son: Paul Fales located in Kensennuma, Japan by Soledad O'Brien
SEARCH AND RESCUE: Anderson Cooper reporting
NEW BLAST AT NUCLEAR POWER PLANT, PM 'very high' risk of further release of radioactive material: Gary Tuchman, Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Anderson talk again with Jim Walsh
SHICHIGAHAMA, JAPAN: Anderson Cooper reporting
PORT OF SENDAI DAMAGE: Anderson Cooper reporting
AC360 NEWS & BUSINESS BULLETIN: Isha Sasay
The program came to an abrupt end after the Bulletin with Cooper saying, "The situation here is moving very quickly, it's very fluid, and we continue to follow it and adjust our coverage accordingly. We're going to take a quick break, our coverage continues ahead."
Then these tweets from AC and the group traveling with him: