Monday, July 16, 2012

Anderson Cooper, Monday, July 16, 2012

Anderson Cooper was back in the anchor chair ~

2012 CAMPAIGN AS WARS, Obama & Romney run negative ads: Anderson's interview with David Axelrod
THE PAIN OF BAIN, How effective are the Obama attacks?: Anderson's follow up discussion with Paul Begala and Ari Fleischer

KEEPING THEM HONEST, Muslim Conspiracy?: Report by Anderson Cooper
MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD INFILTRATION?, Members of Congress call for investigation: Anderson's follow up discussion with Alex Seitz-Wald, Staff Writer, & James Zogby, Author, "Arab Voices"
(Blogger's note for reference: It's five Republican members of congress that are calling for the investigation, including Michele Bachmann and Louis Gohmert; all five declined to speak to AC360)

NEW MOM BATTLES FLESH-EATING BACTERIA, Preparing to return home after more than 2 months: Anderson and Elizabeth Cohen reporting

MISSING COUSINS, Grandmother last to see girls before bicycle ride: Anderson's interview with Misty Cook-Morrissey, mother of one of the missing girls & Tammy, aunt to both girls

360 NEWS & BUSINESS BULLETIN: Susan Hendricks



Anderson's Upcoming Events ~

On this Saturday night, July 21st, Anderson will be giving remarks at the amfAR and GBCHealth Benefit to Honor Bill Gates in Washington, D.C.

The event will feature a performance by much-admired opera singer Jessye Norman, and remarks by CNN anchor Anderson Cooper, among others. The evening will kick off the first International AIDS Conference to be held in the U.S. in more than two decades. In 2010, President Barack Obama signed legislation that lifted the longstanding ban on HIV-positive foreign visitors to the U.S., allowing the first conference to take place on U.S. soil since 1990.
And two speaking engagements were announced today ~

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At the Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts, in Melbourne, Florida on Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 8:00 PM


At the David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, in Tampa, Florida on Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 7:30 PM

Please click on links for more information, including ticket sales.

Anderson "tweeted" Sunday night, "How was everyone's weekend? I saw ‪#Madonna‬ perform on saturday. A lot of fun. She was awesome" (He neglected to include that it was in Paris!)

A few photos were posted on Twitter ~

With a fan ~
And backstage, pre-concert, with one of the producers ~

Someone, also posted a short video of the crowd, pre-concert ~

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On_Love_Street_With_Jim_Morrison said...

360 was OK tonite. I give them credit for having a pretty good mix of stories.

Anonymous said...

Monday's 360 was mixed. The segment about the 2012 campaign might have been good but I mostly mentally tuned it out.

The segment on Rep. Bachmann and others wanting an investigation into the "infiltration" of the Muslim Brotherhood in U.S. government was done well. Of course none of the five congressmen/woman behind this are going to consent to be interviewed. It would have been great if Rep. Ellison was available, he correctly pointed out that this is a bunch of allegations, coincidential proof and a lot of B.S. I liked how panelist Zogby correlated this as a thinly veiled attack on Obama.

Anderson had a commercial teaser about the two missing Iowan girls. And then followed with a story on a new mom afflicted with flesh-eating bacteria. 360 and CNN really shouldn't do that. If the anchor states 'stay tuned for this story' that story should be next. The story about the mom was okay but it seemed like unnecessary filler. The missing Iowan girls was not only a bigger story but it was also more important.

I agreed with everything Anderson said in the Ridiculist.


aries moon said...

Pointing out facts about Mitt Romney's records and asking legitimate questions about his qualifications and statements is perfectly legitimate, the tone of the ads aren't the issue, what Romney has done to warrant closer scrutiny is what's really important. And don't think that the dark lords Koch/Rove/Super Pacs aren't going to go nuclear on President Obama with all kinds of negative ads as the campaign progresses--I'm with Paul Begala, Democrats have to toughen up and hit Romney with everything they've got like the latest (excellent) ad from the Obama Team.