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Decision 2012 / Romney / Overseas Trip #1027567

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jul 30, 2012
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(London: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Warsaw, Poland: Peter Alexander) Another gaffe by presidential candidate Mitt Romney during his overseas trip featured; scenes shown of him in Poland with solidarity leader Lech Walesa††; details given about Palestinian anger over his remarks that Israel’s culture enabled it to be more economically successful than the Palestinian territories and his call for Jerusalem to be the capital of Israel; Romney’s comments and the response from strategist Stuart Stevens† quoted. [WALESA {thru translator} – tells Romney to be successful.] [Palestinian negotiator Saeb EREKAT†- calls Romney’s statement racist.] [State Department’s Victoria NULAND†- notes the administration’s position is that the status of Jerusalem has to be solved through negotiation.]

Williams, Brian;
Alexander, Peter

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