This program is 29 minutes long
(Orlando: Ron Mott) The Republican call for an aggressive campaign from Mitt Romney examined; scenes shown of President Obama in Wisconsin and Romney on the campaign trail; details given about Romney's 2011 tax return and his charitable deductions and about the coming debates. [OBAMA - speaks about the middle class.] Findings of the NBC News/"Wall Street Journal"/Marist poll on Obama's lead in Wisconsin cited. [Voice of Governor Scott WALKER - says he has not seen the passion.] [Campaigning in Florida, vice presidential nominee Paul RYAN - criticizes Obama for not changing Washington.] [On "60 Minutes," ROMNEY - comments on the campaign.]
(Studio: Kate Snow; Washington: John Harwood) The party suggestions that Romney has to turn around his campaign in the battleground states, his need to regain ownership of the economic issue and the issue of Romney's tax returns discussed.
(Studio: Kate Snow) The coverage on tomorrow's "Meet the Press" noted.
(Beirut: Ayman Mohyedin) The protests in Libya against the September 11 attack on the US embassy in Benghazi featured; scenes shown from the streets of demonstrations against the militia. [LIBYAN - speaks.] CNN's reports on finding the journal of the late Ambassador Chris Stevens noted. The violent clashes in Pakistan, Nigeria and Bangladesh reviewed; scenes shown of these demonstrations against the anti-Islam film.
(No location given: Kristen Dahlgren) The health alerts due to the smoky wildfires in the Pacific Northwest reviewed; scenes and aerial views of Washington state shown. [Kittitas County public health department Robin READ, Washington state department of ecology Joye REDFIELD-WILDER- speak about the health hazards of the smoke/haze.] [MAN - says the fire is growing.]
(New York: Michelle Franzen) The deadly attack by a tiger at the Bronx Zoo on a man, David Villalobos, who jumped into the animal's den, reviewed; photos and video shown; details given of the explanation from Villalobos about wanting to be one with the tiger. [Zoo director James BREHENY- says he deliberately crossed the fence.]
(Yuma, Arizona: Rehema Ellis) A visit to Carpe Diem, a public charter school in Arizona that opened 7 years ago, presented; scenes shown of the kids in computer video cubicles for blended learning. [Dean of students Chet CRAIN- says the kids can get workshop help.] [Stanford University Larry CUBAN- questions the approach.] [Students Issac HARVEY, SISTER, parent Joan HARVEY- back the school's self-pacing approach.]
(Studio: Kate Snow) NBC News' hosting of "Education Nation" with a town hall tomorrow night on MSNBC noted.
(London: Duncan Golestani) The 16-year-old's birthday bash in the Netherlands that became a riot after the girl's invitation went viral featured; scenes shown from the Dutch town that faced a long night of violence; details given about other birthday parties that went bad.
(New York: Anne Thompson) South Korean music performer rapper Psy profiled; performance scenes shown; details given about viral phenomenons coming off YouTube like Carly Mae Jepsen and parodies of her tune. ["Billboard" magazine editorial director Bill WERDE- says stars come from YouTube; states "Call Me Maybe" never peaks.]