ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 06, 2012
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(Convention floor: Jake Tapper) Tonight's address by President Obama at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, previewed; details given about the 2008 convention in which Obama made many campaign promises: some made and some broken. [In 2008, OBAMA - speaks about insurance companies.] [On the convention floor, DELEGATE - comments on former President Bill Clinton's speech last night.] [Last night, CLINTON - speaks.]
(Convention: Diane Sawyer) The change of venue for the president's speech due to the weather recalled; scenes shown of bags of confetti to be used in lieu of balloons inside the convention. [In conference call, OBAMA - says we have to roll with the thunder and lightning.]
(Convention: Diane Sawyer, George Stephanopoulos) What Obama will have to do in the speech tonight to show he is the candidate of hope and the question of whether the Democrats believe there can be a "bounce" from the convention discussed.
(Convention: Diane Sawyer) Today's interview with First Lady Michelle Obama presented; scenes shown of her giving her speech on Tuesday. [M. OBAMA - states what she tells her husband before and after his speeches and the feedback she gives him; indicates the convention energy has been amazing; lists the accomplishments of the last four years; notes her 11-year-old daughter said she gave a good speech.] [In speech, CLINTON - says we are better off than four years ago.]
(Convention: Diane Sawyer) The fact that former Representative Gabrielle Giffords will lead the Pledge of Allegiance tonight noted; photos shown.
(Convention: Diane Sawyer) The ABC News convention coverage tonight announced.
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