This program is about 13 hours long
(White House: Erin McPike) The infrequent campaigning by President Obama this election season and his unpopularity discussed.
(Studio: Deborah Feyerick; Atlanta: Nick Valencia) The close Senate race in Georgia between David Perdue & Michelle Nunn and the importance of voter turnout discussed.
(Studio: Deborah Feyerick; Washington: Mark Preston) Voters’ loss of confidence in the Democrats and the wild cards in this election discussed.
(Studio: Deborah Feyerick; White House: Erin McPike) The White House view on the possibility of Democrats becoming the minority in both the Senate & the House discussed.
(Battleground states across the country: Dana Bash) The issue of Ebola in the midterm elections featured; map shown of states with tight Senate races; details given about the Republican push against government incompetence with President Obama at the helm; statistics on the public view on the handling of the Ebola crisis cited; campaign ad from David Perdue shown; scenes shown of Senate candidate Rick Weiland singing a campaign song. [Senate candidate Scott BROWN – says there is a fear that this and other types of diseases will come into our country.] [Senate candidate Joni ERNST- says our president should have taken the lead on these issues.] [Ernst opponent Representative Bruce BRALEY- recounts his efforts to address Ebola.] [Senate candidate Greg ORMAN- criticizes Senators Mitch McConnell & Harry Reid.]
(Studio: Deborah Feyerick) Live conversation held with “The Daily Caller” columnist Mickey Kaus about Ebola as an election issue. [KAUS – says Ebola is fair game in the elections; explains his idea for Ebola quarantines.]
(Lausanne, Switzerland: Nic Robertson) A clinical trial on an Ebola vaccine featured; scenes shown of vaccine pouches in the lab beneath a Swiss hospital. [Trial VOLUNTEER – says she feels safe.] [Lausanne University Hospital Dr. Vincent MOOSER- says we are measuring antibodies.]
(Studio: Deborah Feyerick) Live conversation held with infectious diseases & public health specialist Dr. Celine Gounder and Homeland Security Assistant Secretary for Health Affairs Dr. Alexander Garza about the scramble to develop an Ebola vaccine. [GOUNDER – explains how a vaccine would be a game-changer in Africa; comments on whether people will be willing to take an experimental vaccine; says quarantine should be voluntary.] [GARZA – comments on the added push in the effort toward a vaccine after Ebola came to Western countries; comments on the drastic conditions in Africa compared to treatment in the US; expresses his view on quarantine.]
(Gaziantep, Turkey: Nick Paton Walsh) A boost for Syrian Kurds fighting ISIS with the arrival of reinforcements of Peshmerga Kurds from Iraq featured; scenes shown of heavy weapons en route from Suruc, Turkey and of Kurds in Paris & Berlin rallying for Kobani, Syria.
(Studio: Deborah Feyerick) Live conversation held with “The Daily Beast” contributor Jamie Dettmer about the fight for Kobani. [DETTMER – explains why it took so long for reinforcements to arrive and whether they will tip the balance; comments on the US strategy in Syria and setbacks for the Syrian rebels; notes the danger of ISIS getting stronger by allying with other jihadist groups.]
(Hawaii: Martin Savidge) The lava from the Kilauea volcano that is flowing into Pahoa, Hawaii updated; scenes shown from the town; details given about the destruction of Kalapana by lava in 1991. [Former Kalapana resident “Uncle Robert” KELI'IHO'OMALU- offers advice for Pahoa residents.] [USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory Frank TRUSDELL- speculates on the future of Pahoa.]