This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The conflicting reports about the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya examined; scenes shown of Deputy Secretary of State William Burns in Libya at a memorial for the Americans and the funeral procession in Coronado, California for victim Tyrone Woods; statement from White House press secretary Jay Carney quoted. [On Univision, President OBAMA – says the protest over the video was used as an excuse by extremists to harm US interests.] [Representative Howard McKEON- says this was a pre-planned attack.] [U.N. Ambassador Susan RICE- says it was a spontaneous reaction to what transpired in Cairo.] [Senator John McCAIN – criticizes the administration’s abysmal level of knowledge about terrorist attacks and militant operations.]
(Washington: Chuck Todd) The appearances by President Obama and Mitt Romney at a Univision forum designed to speak to Hispanic voters reviewed. [Noticiero Univision anchor Jorge RAMOS- questions Obama about immigration reform.] [OBAMA – says you can't change Washington from the inside; criticizes Romney's view of "victims" dependent on government.] [On Univision, ROMNEY - says his campaign is about the 100 percent; talks about immigration and health care reform.] [In Sarasota, ROMNEY – says Obama is going outside.] New poll findings on the presidential race in Iowa and Colorado cited.
(Capitol: Kelly O'Donnell) The House decision to delay voting on the farm bill to avoid a political fight over spending on food stamps, which are funded through it, featured. [Speaker of the House John BOEHNER – says we will deal with the farm bill after the election.] [Senator Debbie STABENOW- supports the bill.] [Representative Tom GRAVES- talks about the federal debt.] [Iowa farmer Colin JOHNSON- questions whether to put in next year’s crop.] [Senator Richard DURBIN- criticizes Boehner.]
(Vernon Township, New Jersey: Katy Tur) The growing number of public schools serving lunch before 10 AM featured; map shown; details given about a New York City principal who called the meal “brunch.” [Mother Diona CANAL- says it’s too early.] [Vernon Township High School principal Timothy DUNNIGAN- comments on the overcrowded school.] [WOMAN – reacts.] [Penn State nutrition professor Claudia PROBART- says learning can be hampered if young people are hungry.] [Student Joe CANAL- notes he feels sluggish during soccer.]
(Studio: Nancy Snyderman) The suffering of people with seasonal allergies featured; weed pollen level map shown; details given about hazardous breathing conditions created by wildfires and how to reduce symptoms; satellite photos of smoke shown. [Allergy patient Preston ELLIOT- describes his symptoms.] [Allergy and Asthma Clinic Dr. James HADEN- says it can be anyone.] [The Weather Channel’s Chris WARREN- notes the role of the weather.] [National Jewish Health Dr. Flavia HOYTE- says patients are miserable.] The forecast for a warm winter noted. How people in their 80s and 90s are first-time sufferers and the environmental shift discussed.
(New York: Rehema Ellis) 64-year-old orthopedic surgeon Dr. Lawrence Bone’s decision to join the army to treat wounded combat soldiers featured. [Army Recruiting Command Brigade Col. Karrie FRISTOE- notes the competition for skilled physicians and surgeons.] [BONE – says he’s honored to serve our military and wounded warriors.] [Daughter Dr. Meredith BONE- says it’s a duty he’s happy and willing to do.]