NBC Evening News for Saturday, Oct 17, 2020
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(Las Vegas: Kelly O'Donnell) The campaigning by President Trump in battleground states featured; scenes shown from the trail in the Midwest; details given about early voting. [Friday, in Detroit, Democratic presidential nominee Joe BIDEN - attacks Trump.] [In Macon, Georgia, TRUMP - jokes about his campaign.] [Last night, Georgia Senator David PERDUE@- mangles the name of Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris.] The criticism of Perdue by Democrats on racial lines & the response from Perdue's camp quoted. Why Trump is campaigning in Nevada, a state he won in 2016, discussed.
(Studio: Jose Diaz Balart) Report introduced.
(Janesville, Wisconsin: Garrett Haake) The warning that Trump's large crowd rallies could become superspreader events featured; scenes shown of packed Trump crowds; details given about the coronavirus surge in Wisconsin. [Rally GOER - says the virus is overblown.] [Wisconsin Governor Tony EVERS, Mayo Clinic Dr. Robert FRIEDLAND@- ask them to wear masks & Trump spread inaccurate information.] The connection of the virus to Trump's Minnesota rally discussed.
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