CNN Evening News for Monday, Aug 20, 2012
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(Dearborn, Michigan: Gary Tuchman) Some of the tenets of the Mormon faith examined. [On "60 Minutes," in Michigan, ROMNEY - speaks against polygamy, faith, his beliefs.] [In interview, LDS Church apostle Russell BALLARD - says the church does not endorse political candidates; comments on the role of Joseph Smith; outlines beliefs about Jesus in the US.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; studio: Wolf Blitzer) Romney's campaign strategy of allowing reporters to go to church with him, downplays the problem of Mormonism in the election discussed. [Historian Douglas BRINKLEY - says times have changed so there is no Republican Protestant candidate; doubts Mormonism will be a big issue in the general election.]
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