This program is 29 minutes long
(White House: Kevin Corke) Fears of an escalation of the tension between the US and Iran over nuclear matters examined; CNN poll findings on Americans' view of another war in the Middle East cited. [On CNN, ElBARADEI - fears we will end up on the precipice; urges Iran to suspend nuclear activities.] [October 21, Vice President Dick CHENEY - says we will not allow Iran to have a nuclear weapon.] [On "Meet the Press," Senator Chris DODD - says pointing to military action is dangerous.] [Senator John McCAIN - backs the administration's sanctions against Iran.]
(Studio: Lester Holt) The ripple effect on oil prices noted. [In interview, CNBC's Sharon EPPERSON- predicts oil will reach 100 dollars a barrel; outlines rising gasoline and home heating oil prices.]
(Iraq: Tom Aspell) The status of the US military "surge" in Iraq examined; scenes shown from the site of the latest bomb attack, of multinational forces-Iraq commander Gen. David Petraeus listening to a 3rd Infantry military report and of an open-air meeting with Iraqi leaders; details given about lower casualties for the month, of the cooperation of Iraqi tribal leaders with the US military and the lack of political cooperation by the Iraqi government.
(Atlanta: Ron Mott) A fire in the beach community of Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina, that killed seven college students featured; scenes shown of the blaze and the burned-out house. [WITNESS - describes what happened.] [University of South Carolina dean Dennis PRUITT- reacts to the news of student deaths.]
(Rancho Bernardo: Martin Savidge) The progress being made against the wildfires in southern California featured; scenes shown of people returning to burned-out homes, a church service for parishioners of the burned-down Presbyterian church, firefighters and Qualcomm Stadium. [Malibu Presbyterian Church Rev. Greg HUGHES- preaches.] [Fire Capt. Mark MACK - comments on the situation.] [Kid Allison EATON- comments.]
(New York: Ron Allen) Mitt Romney's campaign as the true conservative and the response of his opponents featured; details given about the criticism of his flip-flopping and of his Mormon religion. [On Friday, ROMNEY - campaigns against former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani.] [On Fox on October 21, Senator John McCAIN - criticizes Romney's record.] [Family Research Council Tony PERKINS- comments on the social issues.] [GOP strategist Ron CHRISTIE- comments on his Mormonism and the conservatives.]
(Studio: Lester Holt) Tuesday's debate previewed.
(Washington: Tom Costello) The rush to finish the work on the space station before the space shuttle program closes down featured; scenes shown from the assembly mission in space on the addition. [Before the flight, shuttle commander Pam MELROY - says we need more laboratory space.] [NASA associate director Bill GERSTENMEYER- comments on the space station mission.] The planned shuttle flights in the three years left before the 2010 fleet retirement noted.