CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 06, 2012
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(Charlotte: Nancy Cordes) Obama’s speech previewed; excerpts quoted.
(Charlotte: Scott Pelley) The option for the sitting president’s party to hold the last convention and the change of venue for Obama’s speech noted. Earlier interview held with First Lady Michelle Obama about her speech Tuesday and the election. [M. OBAMA – talks about her husband’s handling of high-pressure situations; says this country is in a better place than when he took office and she will play a big role.] President Obama shown embracing former President Bill Clinton after Clinton’s speech last night.
(Charlotte: Norah O’Donnell) Clinton’s speech last night and his role in the campaign featured; details given about the tension between Clinton and Obama during the 2008 primary fight against Hillary Clinton. [Last night, CLINTON – says he wants to nominate a man who’s cool on the outside but burns for America on the inside; responds to criticism from Republican nominees Mitt Romney and Representative Paul Ryan; comments on Obama’s ability to work with opponents.]
(Charlotte: Scott Pelley) Romney’s reaction noted.
(Charlotte: Scott Pelley, Bob Schieffer) The Obama-Clinton alliance discussed.
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