This program is 28 minutes long
(White House: Jake Tapper) The challenge for Obama after last week's debate disaster with pressure on Vice President Joe Biden in this week's debate with vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan featured; "Saturday Night Live" skit excerpt shown; Gallup Poll findings on the view of the debate cited; details given about Biden's debate preparation. [In Los Angeles, OBAMA - jokes about his performance.]
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.
(Studio: David Muir) Romney on the attack on foreign policy examined; details given about the differences of the two on: Syria, Iran, Libya. [ROMNEY - speaks about more American leadership, Syria, sanctions on Iran, the assault in Libya.] Obama anti-Romney TV ad shown.
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) ABC News coverage of the vice presidential debate announced.
(Studio: Jim Avila) Tomorrow's sentencing of former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky for child abuse previewed. [In audiotape, SANDUSKY - says there were false allegations of abuse; states he did not do the alleged acts.] The "life" sentence expected discussed.
(Studio: Sam Champion) The unexpected cold fall weather examined; scenes of snow in Minnesota and temperature maps shown. [Wild Mountain ski area President Dan RADKE- describes the weather.] [Young SNOWBOARDER - comments.] The long-term trends for this winter discussed.
(Homestead, Florida: Matt Gutman) Advice from race car drivers on how to survive a car crash presented; scenes shown of an epic chain reaction NASCAR race car collision and of the I-75 collision in Sarasota, Florida. [Driver Tony STEWART - comments.] [ESPN NASCAR analyst Dale JARRETT, Homestead/Miami Speedway Matt BECHERER- offers advice on driving.]
(Los Angeles: David Wright) A new experiment by TV's Mythbusters on how Jack could have survived the sinking of the Titanic shown. [Director James CAMERON - says Jack had to die in "Titanic."]