This program is 29 minutes long
(Columbus, Ohio: Dean Reynolds) The early voting in Ohio featured; scenes shown of voters who camped out at a Columbus polling place. [Voter Emerald HERNANDEZ- says it's a convenience.] [Ohio Democratic Party chairman Chris REDFERN- explains how the campaigns try to guess how people voted.] [Ohio Romney campaign director Scott JENNINGS- describes how information on who has or hasn’t voted is important in campaign decision making.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Romney’s remarks on immigration to the “Denver Post” quoted.
(Denver: Jan Crawford) Romney’s declaration that he would continue Obama’s policy that grants a 2-year visa for people who came to the US as children featured; poll findings on the vote among Hispanic voters cited.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) CBS coverage of tomorrow’s debate noted.
(Barcelona: Mark Phillips) The economic hardships in Spain featured; scenes shown of people taking food from dumpsters in Barcelona. [Dumpster diver “IVAN” – notes normal people come here.] [Food bank director Laia GUINJOAN- comments on the increase in her clientele.] The pressure on Spain to get a broader bailout from Europe discussed.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Earlier interview held with IMF director Christine Lagarde about the struggles of the Spaniards. [LAGARDE – notes countries have to go through this process to grow and create jobs again; says it will take a long time to restore public finances in the Euro zone; says the Spanish government is going to be taking courageous measures.]
(Kabul: Charlie D’Agata) The difficult task for American troops training Afghan security forces because of the risk of the Afghans turning on their partners examined; scenes shown of concrete barriers separating the Americans and Afghans at a combat outpost in Kandahar province; details given about new orders for recruits to be registered in a database. [Lt. Col. Leroy BARKER- says it’s like working with a tiger; comments on all the Afghans’ weapons.]
(No location given: Mark Strassmann) The explanation from American Airlines that seats came loose on 3 flights due to human error featured; photo shown; AA statement quoted.
(Boston: Elaine Quijano) MacArthur Foundation genius grant honoree Maurice Miller, who founded the Family Independence Initiative to help the poor find their own way out of poverty, featured; details given about how families work together to find solutions on child care, savings and jobs and the cash incentives they can receive. [MILLER – recalls the views of his mother on welfare; says they feel they’re getting control of their lives and they have a future.] [Program participant Francia PEGUERO- comments on the support in getting a house.]