This program is 29 minutes long
(Studio: Anthony Mason) The slow growth of the economy examined; statistics on jobs cited; unemployment graph shown. [Delkor Systems CEO Dale ANDERSEN- says the economy is picking up.] [Machinist Ryan BROUGHTON- says manufacturing doesn't seem so affected by small swings in the economy.] [Bank of America economist Michelle MEYER- notes the jobs we’re adding is not sufficient.] [Unemployed Amie CRAWFORD- says she is not confident in the economy.] The jobs that are needed to make a dent in unemployment discussed.
(Cleveland: Nancy Cordes) The good economic news for Obama’s campaign featured. [In Virginia and Cleveland, OBAMA – mentions the drop in the unemployment rate.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.
(St. Petersburg, Florida: Jan Crawford) Presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s criticism of Obama’s handling of the economy featured. [ROMNEY – talks about the “real reality”; says the middle class is being squeezed.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Romney’s remark on Fox News that he was wrong in saying that he doesn’t care about the 47 percent who don’t pay taxes noted. The viewership for this week’s presidential debate cited.
(Washington: Sharyl Attkisson) The questions about security for US diplomats before the attack on the US consulate in Libya examined; details given about the subpoena issued to Lt. Col. Andy Wood, a former site security team leader who claims the State Department denied requests to extend security details in Libya. [Voice of WOOD – says we tried to illustrate how dangerous and volatile the environment was.]
(Los Angeles: Ben Tracy) The surge in gas prices in California featured; details given about the loss of refineries. [Gas station owner Sam KRIKORIAN- says it’s going to kill business and affect the economy.] [Station owner Tom ROBINSON – notes fuel has to meet California’s specifications.]
(Studio: Jon LaPook) A look at compounding pharmacies, where ingredients are combined to create made-to-order medications, presented; scenes shown of the New England Compounding Center, which is linked to the meningitis outbreak; details given about the accreditation board set up by the compounding pharmacy industry. [Pharmacist Charles LEITER- says we make one drug for one specific patient.]
(Greene, Rhode Island: Steve Hartman) The one-ton pumpkin grown by Ron Wallace in Greene, Rhode Island featured; scenes shown of the giant pumpkins in Wallace’s back yard. [Pumpkin grower David FRERICHS- says the shell of the pumpkin wouldn’t be strong enough to hold that weight.] [WALLACE – says there’s a limit on everything.]