This program is 29 minutes long
(White House: Jake Tapper) President Obama, the economy and the midterm elections featured; scenes shown of Obama in Cleveland; details given about Obama's tax cut proposals. [OBAMA - says it is still fear versus hope; opposes tax cuts to millionaires; criticizes "the Republican Mr. Boehner," who has no new ideas.] [Representative John BOEHNER - defends full tax cuts.] Obama's comments on late, great Republicans mentioned.
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) A fact check report introduced.
(Washington: Jonathan Karl) The Republican view that ending tax cuts on the rich will hurt small businesses examined; two business examples and statistics cited. [Marlin Steel Wire Products LLC owner Drew GREENBLATT, 48HourPrint.com CEO Ray PINARD- say we would lose money and jobs.]
(George Stephanopoulos) The "Good Morning America" interview with President Obama about the economy presented. [OBAMA - says if the election is a referendum on the economy we will not do well.]
(No location given: Terry Moran) The spotlight on Florida pastor Terry Jones, who plans to burn the Koran on September 11, featured; details given of the opposition to the burn from former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin and evangelist Franklin Graham. [JONES - says as of right now we will not back down.] [On "The 700 Club," Pat ROBERTSON- calls this stupid.] [Islamic Society of Central Florida Imam Muhammed MUSRI- says he will stand with Jones as a neighbor.] Findings of an ABC News/"Washington Post" poll on the American view of Islam outlined on screen. [Trinity United Methodist Church Rev. Dan JOHNSON- gives the Christian perspective.]
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The start next week on an ABC News series on Islam noted.
(Dallas: Ryan Owens) The rising flood waters in Texas and Oklahoma featured; scenes shown from a flooded apartment complex in Arlington and of flood waters after Tropical Storm Hermine. [WOMAN, mother Martha CULLYE, WFAA-TV meteorologist Pete DELKUS- comment.]
(Boulder: Clayton Sandell) The wildfire in Colorado featured; scenes shown of the flames, burned-out homes in the fire zone and firefighters; audio dispatch played. [Boulder County Sheriff's office commander Rick BROUGH- says many did not evacuate.] [Residents Sandy and Ann BUTTERFIELD- comment.]
(Studio: Brian Ross) ABC News investigation into allegations that translators in Afghanistan are oft not able to translate local dialects examined; scenes shown of a translator misstating what a villager said; details given about a whistle-blower's charge that Mission Essential Personnel was sending unqualified translators. [Former employee Paul FUNK- says translators' grades were changed.] The company's response and a lack of comment from the Army noted.
(Studio: Richard Besser) The colonoscopy undergone by TV's Dr. Mehmet Oz featured; scenes shown. [On "Good Morning America," OZ - says he saw a pre-cancerous polyp during his own exam; notes he procrastinated like a lot of guys.] CDC statistics on the number not getting tested for colon cancer cited. The age for colon cancer testing and the colonoscopy experience discussed.
(London: Nick Watt) A scientific look in Britain at the dance moves that attract the ladies examined; experiment video shown. [Northumbria University Dr. Nick NEAVE- describes the movements of a bad dancer and the good dancer.] [Choreographer Dax O'CALLAGHAN, WOMAN - comment on dance.]