This program is 29 minutes long
(Charlotte: Norah O’Donnell) First Lady Michelle Obama’s speech at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina previewed; details given of her plan to focus on how President Obama understands the middle class and his personal life and to talk about her work in the White House.
(Charlotte: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.
(White House: Nancy Cordes) The political flap over the grade President Obama gave himself on his job performance featured; details given about his plan to stay in Washington tonight because daughters Malia and Sasha have their first day of school. [In Norfolk, Virginia, President OBAMA – jokes about watching Michelle on TV with the girls.] [Earlier, OBAMA – gives himself an “incomplete.”] [From CBS, vice presidential nominee Paul RYAN – says we should be bouncing out of the recession and creating jobs.]
(Charlotte: Scott Pelley) Findings of a Gallup Poll on the standings of Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney before and after the Republican National Convention cited.
(Charlotte: Scott Pelley, Bob Schieffer) The poll numbers showing Romney received no bump in the polls discussed.
(Chicago: Dean Reynolds) The rebound of the auto industry examined; details given about the roles of the bump in the construction industry and easier financing; details given about the bankruptcy and restructuring by Chrysler and GM. [GM WORKER – reacts to the sales growth.] [GM executive Kurt McNEIL- comments on the jobs and the supply base GM provides.] [Cars.com Joe WIESENFELDER- says the industry is in better shape than 4 years ago.] The impact of the economic problems in Europe noted.
(Arlington, Virginia: Wyatt Andrews) The views of women voters on President Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney examined; details given about the importance of social issues, including health care and contraception, and the economy; CBS News poll findings showing Obama leading among women overall while Romney leads among married women cited; political ads shown. [Obama supporter Emily BLOUT- says there is a war against women in Virginia.] [Romney supporter Mary MIRELES- says she is concerned about getting her children to college and herself to retirement.] [In convention speech, wife Ann ROMNEY – speaks of jobs, college and homes.]
(San Antonio: Lee Cowan) San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro, who will be the first Hispanic to deliver the keynote address at tonight’s Democratic National Convention, profiled; details given about his twin brother Joaquin. [CASTRO – reacts to his role tonight; recalls meeting President Obama 3 years ago; talks about his mother and grandmother; comments on the economy.] [Joaquin CASTRO – says if you do a great job there will be opportunities.]