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Campaign 2000 (Bush vs. Gore: Election Deadlock / Florida Recount) #632535

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 14, 2000
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The continuing deadlock of the presidential election between candidates Governor George W. Bush and Vice President Al Gore featured.

(Florida: David Bloom) The legal battle concerning the manual recounts in several Florida counties reported; details given of the Florida court ruling that the deadline for counties to send in vote counts to be certified will stand. [Florida department of state attorney Donna BLANTON - says she hopes that absentee ballots will decide the election.] [Gore campaign attorney David BOIES - says the election could end up in court.] [Bush campaign representative James BAKER - criticizes the Gore campaign for asking for multiple recounts.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Austin, Texas: David Gregory) The response of the Bush campaign to the situation in Florida reported. [BAKER - criticizes the multiple recounts.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Claire Shipman) The response of the Gore campaign to the situation in Florida reported. [Gore campaign William DALEY - says people's lives go on in spite of election uncertainty.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Poll results showing people's responses to the election deadlock given.

(Tallahassee, Florida: Dan Abrams) The legal battle concerning the manual vote counts and the certification deadline examined.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(West Palm Beach, Florida: Kerry Sanders) The status of the hand counts in Florida noted; details given of the continuing battle over the recount in West Palm Beach, Florida. [Palm Beach County, Florida, Canvassing Board Charles BURTON - comments.] [Palm Beach County, Florida, Canvassing Board Carol ROBERTS - says she is willing to go to jail.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Miami, Florida: Kelly O'Donnell) Florida secretary of state Katherine Harris profiled; television ad shown. [HARRIS - addresses audience.] [BROKAW - notes that Harris is a Republican.] [Florida State University political scientist Lance DeHAVEN-SMITH - says Harris knows what politics is like.] [Former Florida secretary of state Sandra MORTHAM - says Harris must follow the law.]

Abrams, Dan;
Bloom, David;
Brokaw, Tom;
Gregory, David;
O'Donnell, Kelly;
Sanders, Kerry;
Shipman, Claire

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