This program is 29 minutes long
(Danville, Kentucky: Jake Tapper) The spotlight on Biden and Ryan featured; scenes shown of the pair rehearsing and of a map of the battleground states; details given of their debate preparations. [Republican strategist Nicolle WALLACE- offers perspective on the debaters.] [BIDEN, RYAN - comment.]
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.
(Danville, Kentucky: David Muir) The background of the two men who will debate at Centre College compared; photos and video shown. [BIDEN - recalls what his father told him.] [In 2008 debate, BIDEN - talks about his family.] [RYAN - talks about his background.]
(Studio: Diane Sawyer, George Stephanopoulos) The significance of this debate following Mitt Romney's win in the presidential debate and what to watch for from Ryan and Biden discussed.
(Los Angeles: Cecilia Vega) The rebounding home sales market examined; scenes shown from a Los Angeles house up for sale; foreclosure and home price statistics cited. [Home buyer Oneda PARKER, relator Tracy DO- comment on the bidding war.] [RealtyTrac Daren BLOMQUIST- comments.]
(Islamabad; Muhammad Lila) The reaction in Pakistan to Malala's shooting featured; scenes shown from vigils for the wounded girl. [Pakistani senator Rubina KHALID, women's rights activist Farzana BARI- comment on Malala as a symbol.]
(Los Angeles: Nick Watt) The rashes of hoaxes of people calling in SWAT teams featured; Colorado Springs and New Jersey prank calls played; details given about the cost of each raid. [Kid Hunter GELINAS- describes what happened.] [Former FBI agent Brad GARRETT- says it's a power thing.] [Conservative commentator Eric ERICKSON - comments on his hoax.]
(Danville, Kentucky: Jonathan Karl) A look at funny things from vice presidents past before tonight's vice presidential debate presented; clips from "Veep," "John Adams," of Vice President Dan Quayle and "Saturday Night Live" of skits on Vice Presidents Dick Cheney and Joe Biden.
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) ABC News debate coverage announced.