This program is 29 minutes long
(White House: Chuck Todd) The campaigning by President Obama and Mitt Romney reviewed. [Before the U.N. General Assembly, OBAMA – comments on the attacks on civilians in Benghazi, Libya; speaks against a nuclear-armed Iran.] [ROMNEY – says Iran is closer to a nuclear weapon.] [At the Clinton Global Initiative, ROMNEY, OBAMA – praise former President Bill Clinton.] [Later in Ohio, ROMNEY – criticizes Obama on taxes.]
(Manhattan: Savannah Guthrie) Earlier interview held with President Obama on education. [OBAMA – comments on the Chicago teachers strike and the role of Mayor Rahm Emanuel; responds to criticism from Romney; expresses frustration with “teacher bashing” as evidence of reform; comments on the ranking of American students vs. other countries; offers proposals for moving forward with Race to the Top; comments on his threat to drop funding to colleges if they don’t reduce tuition.]
(Manhattan: Brian Williams, Rehema Ellis) The differences between Romney’s and Obama’s views on education issues, including common core, teachers unions and student loans, discussed.
(New York: Anne Thompson) The controversy over the call made by replacement refs that decided the outcome of the football game between the Green Bay Packers and the Seattle Seahawks reviewed; game footage shown; details given about the dispute between the NFL and the regular referees; Tweets from Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and President Obama quoted. [2 Green Bay FANS, Seattle FAN – react.] [Vice presidential candidate Paul RYAN – says it’s time to get the real refs.] [NBC Sports Peter KING- says the wrong team won a game.]
(San Francisco: Kristen Dahlgren) The trend in San Francisco toward micro-unit apartments featured; details given about the spread of the trend to New York City. [Micro-dwellers Wayne and Tara PATANIAN, Beth HENNESSY- comment on living in a small space.] [Developer Patrick KENNEDY- says it’s the anti-McMansion.] [UCLA associate professor Vinit MUKHIJA- says there is a changing demographic and need for a different housing model.]