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Decision 2012 / Obama vs. Romney #1033269

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 17, 2012
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Last night’s presidential debate between President Obama and Mitt Romney introduced.

(Studio: Chuck Todd) The contentious debate reviewed; scenes shown of the candidates interacting last night and with moderator Candy Crowley; details given about Obama’s response to a question about why he deserves to be re-elected. [Campaigning today, OBAMA, ROMNEY – criticize each other.] [Last night, questioner Katherine FENTON†- asks about inequalities in the workplace.] [ROMNEY – says he asked for help in finding qualified women and was brought "binders full of women."] [Questioner Kerry LADKA†- asks Obama about security at the US consulate in Libya.] [OBAMA – asserts he did call the attack an act of terror {“get the transcript.”}] [September 12, OBAMA - says no acts of terror will shake the resolve of this great nation.] The meeting of the candidates tomorrow at the Al Smith dinner noted.

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Studio: Andrea Mitchell) The reaction to last night’s debate reviewed. [Questioner Susan KATZ††, voice of FENTON, viewer Divya RAJ†, 2 MEN – express views.]

Williams, Brian;
Todd, Chuck;
Mitchell, Andrea

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