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Campaign 2000 (Gore vs. Bush: Florida Recount) #390987

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Nov 12, 2000
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(Studio: John Roberts) The latest in the Florida recount in the presidential election between Vice President Al Gore and Governor George W. Bush reviewed; details given about the counts in Volusia and Palm Beach counties.

(Tallahassee, Florida: Byron Pitts) The legal situation involving the recount in Volusia County examined. [Volusia County spokesman David BYRON - comments.] [Former Secretary of State James BAKER - outlines what the Gore camp should do.] [Florida agriculture commissioner Bob CRAWFORD - talks about the system.]

(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(West Palm Beach, Florida: Bobbi Harley) The long recount in Palm Beach County, Florida, reviewed. [County election official Carol ROBERTS - calls for a manual recount.] [Spokesman for election supervisor Bob NICHOLS, Palm Beach County attorney Leon ST. JOHN - talk about the ballot "chads."] The Bush camp's opposition to recounts noted.

(Studio: John Roberts) Polls figures cited.

(Washington: Maureen Maher) The Gore camp's view of the political battle in Florida; various scenes shown of Gore. [Gore campaign advisor Warren CHRISTOPHER - opts for following the procedures of Florida law.] [Gore campaign chairman William DALEY - raises the issue of lawsuits.]

(Studio: John Roberts) The Republicans' call for funds for the recount battle in Florida noted.

(Austin: Diana Olick) The Bush camp's view of the political battle in Florida reviewed. [On Thursday, Bush advisor Karen HUGHES; on Friday, BUSH; on Saturday, running mate Dick CHENEY - talk about transition.]

Reporter(s):
Harley, Bobbi;
Maher, Maureen;
Olick, Diana;
Pitts, Byron;
Roberts, John
Duration:
00:07:40

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