This program is 29 minutes long
(Kabul: Jim Sciutto) A suicide attack on a U.N. guest house & hotels in Afghanistan aimed at disrupting the runoff presidential election featured; scenes & virtual view shown from Kabul. [Contractor/hotel guest Chris TURNER - comments on the firefight & the help from U.N. security guards.] [U.N. special representative for Afghanistan Kai EIDE- says the U.N. will not be deterred.]
(Studio: Charles Gibson) President Obama's consideration of whether to send more troops to Afghanistan noted. [Senator John McCAIN - talks about the decision.]
(Studio: Charles Gibson; Washington: Martha Raddatz) The perception that the enemy is taking advantage of the decision-making process & how it is hard on the families of military who might be sent overseas discussed.
(Studio: Charles Gibson, George Stephanopoulos) The likelihood of a presidential decision about Afghanistan on November 8 or 9, a consensus on a strategy of sending 10-40,000 troops to protect the major cities & training the Afghan army discussed.
(Islamabad: Nick Schifrin) A bombing at a market in Peshawar, Pakistan, featured; scenes shown of flames, grieving people, Clinton on Pakistani TV; details given about tight security for the Clinton visit. [Talk show hosts Mubashar LUCKMAN, Hamid MIR- question Clinton about American views.]
(Meriden, Connecticut: John McKenzie) The problems in the primitive production of the flu vaccine that grows it on chicken eggs featured; details given about the testing in Australia of a newly produced vaccine made by a Connecticut company. [Senator John McCAIN - wants more swine flu vaccine.] [University of Michigan school of medicine Dr. Arnold MONTO- says 50 companies are pursuing different approaches to producing vaccine.] [Protein Sciences Corp. Dan ADAMS- explains how caterpillars are used.] [SEBELIUS - comments.]
(Studio: Charles Gibson) The government investment in next-generation vaccines noted.
(Richmond, California: Ryan Owens) The gang rape at the homecoming dance at Richmond High School in California featured; scenes shown of those arrested & from the school grounds where the crime too place while bystanders watched & cheered. [WOMAN - asks where was security.] [Richmond police department Lt. Mark GAGAN- says people looked at it like an exhibit, but we cannot hold them accountable.] [University of Richmond professor Don FORSYTH- talks about the mob mentality.]
(Studio: Brian Ross) The stories of two fugitives, filmmaker Roman Polanski now in a jail in Switzerland & crooked banker Saad Shafi, who now runs a Los Angeles bank presented; details given of Shafi's money laundering while at BCCI, but prosecutors dismissed charges against him when he was a fugitive. [Former Senate investigator Jack BLUM- talks about bankers' character.] [Undercover agent Bob MAZER- says Shafi was experienced in handling hot money.] [Senator Charles SCHUMER - questions Shafi's return.] The bank's investigation of what ABC News has found about Shafi noted.
(Washington: David Wright) An online tribute to the music of Michael Jackson with one guy, Yale junior Sam Tsui, singing all six parts of a Jackson medley featured; video shown. [TSUI - talks about Jackson, the pioneer & the international & on-the-street response to the video.] [Partner Kurt SCHNEIDER- comments.]