This program is 29 minutes long
(Des Moines: Nancy Cordes) Obama’s final campaign push featured; scenes shown from rallies with appearances by former President Bill Clinton and singers Bruce Springsteen and Stevie Wonder. [OBAMA – campaigns.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) The travel schedules for Obama and Romney noted; map shown.
(Columbus, Ohio: Jan Crawford) The final hours of Romney’s campaign reviewed; scenes shown from the campaign trail. [ROMNEY – campaigns.] [Ann ROMNEY – comments on the campaign.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) The nor’easter heading to Florida and up the East Coast in the wake of Hurricane Sandy noted; map shown.
(Studio: Scott Pelley, Bob Schieffer) The tight presidential race with both sides predicting big wins and the suspense created by the storm discussed.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) The electoral system mentioned.
(Studio: John Dickerson) How each candidate could win examined; map shown.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) CBS Election Night coverage noted.
(New York: Jim Axelrod) The struggles of storm victims without power featured; scenes shown of people burning furniture on Staten Island, folks picking up donated meals and yelling at New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Marines, utility crews; details given about the assistance from state troopers from other states. [WOMAN – says it’s very cold.] [WOMAN – reacts.] [Con Ed’s John MIKSAD- comments on the approach of another storm.] [Long Beach Island, New Jersey homeowner Subha BARRY- reacts to returning to her house.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) “New York” magazine cover with lower Manhattan blacked out shown.
(Staten Island: Seth Doane) The story of Staten Island resident Danielle Valitutto, who is still without power, presented. [VALITUTTO – talks about the damage; explains how she keeps warm; worries about robbers.]
(Leesburg, Virginia: Wyatt Andrews) The door-to-door battle for votes in Virginia featured; scenes shown of the door knockers. [Romney volunteer Mackie CHRISTENSON- says we know it’s close.] [Obama volunteer Taylor TUCKERMAN- says the point is to remind them that their vote counts.] [Voter Stephanie TORRES- says it does solidify your position.] [Voter Zach GELNETT- says he gets a ton of phone calls.]
(Rumson, New Jersey: Ben Tracy) New Jersey gas station owner Richie Dodd’s effort to help Hurricane Sandy victims without power by using a hand pump to provide gas for their generators featured; scenes shown of people with gas cans. [Several PEOPLE, storm victims Scott CALDWELL, Tracy TURI– comment.] [DODD – says you have to do it for the people.] [Wife Dottie DODD- notes he would never gouge.]