CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jul 29, 2000
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(Studio: Thalia Assuras) The background to the Republican National Convention, which will open in Philadelphia, on Monday, noted.
(Covington, Kentucky: Bill Whitaker) Texas Governor George W. Bush's campaigning in the heartland featured; scenes shown from Louisville, Kentucky; details given about the Bush-friendly platform. [BUSH - campaigns; praises his running mate Dick Cheney; speaks about faith.] [Bush supporter Ruth BAIZE - praises the party.]
(Studio: Thalia Assuras) Word that Vice President Al Gore will announce his vice presidential choice on August 8 noted.
(Studio: Thalia Assuras; Philadelphia: Bob Schieffer) The relevancy of conventions, which are now more about marketing than politics, discussed.
(Studio: Thalia Assuras) The first demonstrations outside the convention shown.