This program is 29 minutes long
(Las Vegas: Jan Crawford) Presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s release of his 2011 tax return examined; details given about his income, tax rate and charity donations; figures cited. The release of Romney’s medical records noted.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) The income, taxes paid and tax rate last year for President and First Lady Michelle Obama cited.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) “60 Minutes” interview held with Romney about his campaign. [ROMNEY – comments on the polls; says we go forward with the message; says his campaign doesn’t need to turn around; responds to criticism of his campaign following his remarks about the 47 percent who don’t pay taxes.]
(White House: Nancy Cordes) Obama’s campaign reviewed; details given about his criticism of Romney over the 47 percent issue and his clarification of his remark that Washington can’t be fixed from the inside. [OBAMA – wonders what kind of inside job Romney is talking about.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.
(Washington: Wyatt Andrews) Obama’s lead over Romney in fundraising featured; figures on August fundraising, cash in the bank and ad spending cited; ads shown; details given about Romney’s reliance on ads made by super PACs and his advantage with his war chest at the Republican National Committee.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) An emergency landing by a plane carrying Ann Romney reported; photo shown.
(Kabul: Charlie D’Agata) More deadly protests over the American-made internet movie that ridicules Islam featured; details given about the chaos in Pakistan on this day that was declared Love for the Prophet Day; scenes shown of riots in Peshawar, Karachi and Islamabad, violence at movie theaters; ad with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton denouncing the video shown. How Afghanistan’s government kept things relatively quiet discussed.
(Chicago: Dean Reynolds) The strategy for Republicans and Democrats to encourage early voting featured. [Vice presidential candidate Paul RYAN, Vice President Joe BIDEN – push early voting.] [Former Iowa Republican Party chairman Matt STRAWN- says we want that vote cast as soon as possible.] [Iowa Democratic Party chairwoman Sue DVORSKY- agrees it helps streamline the message to the undecided.]
(El Segundo, California: Bill Whitaker) The space shuttle Endeavour’s flight over California before its retirement in Los Angeles featured; scenes shown of the crowds watching. [MAN, fan Julia MASON, BOY – react.]
(Los Angeles: Steve Hartman) Los Angeles motorcycle cop Elton Simmons, who has a record zero civilian complaints on his record, featured; scenes shown of him making traffic stops. [Sheriff’s Department Capt. Patrick MAXWELL- reacts to the statistical probability.] [SIMMONS – says he’s not going to look down at you.] [3 DRIVERS – comment on Simmons.]