This program is 29 minutes long
(Detroit: Jan Crawford) The latest poll numbers for Florida, Ohio and Wisconsin examined; details given about the impact of Romney’s choice of Representative Paul Ryan as his running mate and his lead over Obama on the issue of the economy. [ROMNEY – criticizes Obama.] [RYAN – speaks about Medicare.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) The narrowing of Obama’s lead over Romney noted.
(Washington: Nancy Cordes) Obama’s lead among women in several battleground states featured; ads shown; poll findings cited; details given about his struggle to win seniors’ support due partly to the unpopularity of his health care law in Florida.
(Tampa: Manuel Bojorquez) Tampa’s plans to deal with the storm reviewed; map shown of the potential flood zone. [Inside the Tampa Bay Times Forum, WOMAN – says we’re going to have sunshine next week.] [Mayor Bob BUCKHORN- says we will not make a decision without the RNC.] Tampa’s security plans mentioned.
(Washington: Bob Orr) The risks for Owen in writing this book featured; book excerpt and statement from the publisher, Dutton, quoted; details given about potential legal problems if national security was compromised and the possibility of retaliation from Al Qaeda or bin Laden sympathizers. The chance that the leaker could be prosecuted noted.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) The upcoming “60 Minutes” interview with the author noted.
(Chicago: Armen Keteyian) The drug-related violence in Chicago examined; details given about the battle between 3 cartels, including the Zetas and the Sinaloa Cartel, over the control of marijuana, cocaine and heroine, and about Chicago’s strategy for fighting back; photo shown of Sinaloa leader Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. [DEA special agent in charge Jack RILEY- notes Mexican cartels are responsible for the majority of drugs in Chicago and the majority of murders are gang-related; says this is one of Guzman’s hubs.]
(Washington: Sharyl Attkisson) The renovation of the National Cathedral reviewed; scenes shown from last year and now and of today’s service marking the quake’s anniversary. [Stone mason Joe ALONSO- recalls laying the final stone in 1990; describes the damage from the quake.]