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Campaign 2012 / Obama vs. Romney / Debate #1032426

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 03, 2012
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(Denver: Scott Pelley) Tonight’s presidential debate between President Obama and Mitt Romney at the University of Denver introduced; poll findings cited; excerpts from “60 Minutes” interviews with the candidates shown. [OBAMA – comments on the impact of the debate on the race; explains how he prepares for the debate; says Romney is a very good debater.] [ROMNEY – says the debates could decide the election for either of us; describes his preparation.]

(Denver: Nancy Cordes) Obama’s view of the debate as an opportunity to reach a larger audience of Americans and the expectation he will deliver a frank assessment of the economy featured.

(Denver: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Denver: Jan Crawford) Romney’s view of the debate as his chance to show Americans they have a choice, talk about his proposals and criticize Obama on the economy featured.

(Denver: Scott Pelley, John Dickerson) The pitfalls facing the candidates discussed.

(Denver: Scott Pelley) CBS coverage of the debate noted.

Pelley, Scott;
Cordes, Nancy;
Crawford, Jan;
John, Scott Pelley,

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