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Decision 2012 / Obama vs. Romney / Democratic National Convention / Clinton Interview #1030281

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 05, 2012
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(Charlotte: Brian Williams) The change of venue for President Obama’s speech at the Democratic National Convention with a move from the outdoor stadium to indoors due to the threat of severe weather noted; scenes shown of his arrival in Charlotte, North Carolina. Earlier interview held with former President Bill Clinton about his speech tonight. [CLINTON – describes his relationship with Obama; says he is more enthusiastic now than 4 years ago; says he is grateful for how Obama and Hillary Clinton have interacted; responds to the “Newsweek” article “Why Barack Needs Bill”; states no president could have restored the economy in 4 years; comments on Hillary’s political future.] NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.

(Charlotte: Andrea Mitchell) The venue change for tomorrow’s finale to a smaller setting featured. [The Weather Channel’s Chris WARREN†- notes no place outside is safe in a thunderstorm.] [Obama campaign advisor Melody BARNES†- says people understand we don’t want them hurt.] [3 PEOPLE – react.]

(Charlotte: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Charlotte: Chuck Todd) The complications for the convention and last night’s proceedings at the convention reviewed; details given about the fuss over the addition of God and Jerusalem to the Party platform; tribute to Senator Edward Kennedy that included an attack on Republican nominee Mitt Romney from 1994 shown. [First Lady Michelle OBAMA – says success isn’t about how much money you make...] [Massachusetts Governor Deval PATRICK††– says Romney did not fix Massachusetts.] [NARAL president Nancy KEENAN†- says a woman considering an abortion should not be forced to have an ultrasound.] [San Antonio Mayor Julián CASTRO††- says his mom fought hard for civil rights...] Speeches tonight by Elizabeth Warren and Charlie Crist noted.

(Charlotte: Brian Williams, David Gregory) Clinton’s speech discussed.

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Mitchell, Andrea;
Todd, Chuck;
David, Brian Williams,
Duration:
00:12:00

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