This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: Wyatt Andrews) The rekindling of the debate over abortion examined; Akin’s apology ad shown; details given about the reaction from the campaign of Mitt Romney and Representative Paul Ryan and the call from Republicans for a human life amendment granting legal rights to the unborn; statement from Senator Mitch McConnell quoted. [Voice of AKIN – says he misspoke one word in one sentence in one day.] [American Crossroads Karl ROVE – explains the decision to withdraw funding for Akin.] [Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth WARREN – says Akin is part of an ongoing Republican agenda.]
(Studio: Norah O’Donnell; Washington: John Dickerson) The Republican Party’s concern about Akin’s remarks discussed.
(Davenport, Iowa: Jan Crawford) The cash advantage for Romney examined; scenes shown of Romney campaigning in Texas; money figures for Romney and Obama compared; Romney’s remarks about campaign spending quoted.
(Studio: Norah O’Donnell) Report introduced.
(Columbus, Ohio: Nancy Cordes) Obama’s campaign spending featured; ads shown; poll findings showing an unfavorable view of Romney among Ohio voters cited. [OBAMA – says Romney’s donors should be contributing to a scholarship fund.]
(Manton, California: Tammy Leitner) The fight against the Red Bluff fire in California featured; scenes shown of the flames, helicopters, firefighters. [Fire Battalion Chief Mike CARR- says the fire spread is stopped.]
(San Francisco: John Blackstone) The tough market for Internet companies featured; the drop in stock prices for Zynga and Groupon and the profit for Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg cited. [CNET editor Brian COOLEY- notes Wall Street judges “hot” differently than the rest of the rest of the world; comments on the impact of Facebook workers’ shares coming on the market.]
(Key West, Florida: Elaine Quijano) The end of Diana Nyad’s attempt to swim from Cuba to Florida featured; scenes shown of her swimming ashore in Key West; details given about the storm and jellyfish that prompted the decision to pull her out of the water. [NYAD – says she is not a quitter.]
(Dallas: Anna Werner) A threat to a practice in which support groups and volunteer trainer provide psychological service dogs to soldiers for free featured; details given about the Army policy that now requires a panel review and only approves dogs from providers accredited by Assistance Dogs International. [Army Spc. David BANDROWSKY- recounts how Benny stopped him from shooting himself.] [Trainer Debbie KANDOLL- says within 2 weeks of placing a soldier with a service dog they no longer are considering suicide.] [Army doctor Col. Ted CIESLAK- says he doesn’t see this as an obstruction to soldiers getting the animals they need; objects to the Ft. Bliss policy of dogs being a last resort.]