This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen about the political ads and the strategy behind them. [GERGEN - says each side thinks the other side is being dishonest in these two ads; says Burton is using double-speak in the ad about health insurance; states the ads discrediting Romney are working in Obama's favor.]
(Aleppo: Ben Wedeman) The battle for the Syrian city of Aleppo between government forces and the rebels featured and discussed; scenes shown from inside the city where snipers are on the buildings; details given about the use of roadside bombs to be used against Syrian tanks and the nearby snipers.
(Studio: Isha Sesay) A new search in the 1979 Etan Patz murder case in New York City; deadly floods in the Philippines; the record-breaking July heat wave and the DWI charges against country music singer Randy Travis reported.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The heroic actions by two children at the temple who warned people inside the building to hide reviewed. [In interview, youngsters Abhay and Amanat and mother Kanwal SINGH- describe what happened as the man started shooting randomly and we went inside and warned everybody inside there was a man with a gun outside.]
(Studio: Isha Sesay) Egyptian air strikes in the Sinai after attacks by militants; the power transfer in Libya; a rally in Joplin, Missouri, following the mosque fire; the GAO call for the FCC to revise mobile phone radiation standards and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton dancing in South Africa reported; scenes shown of Hillary.