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Campaign 2000 (Bush vs. Gore: Florida Recount / Press Conference) #632546

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 15, 2000
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The continuing battle over the Florida electoral votes by presidential candidates Governor George W. Bush and Vice President Al Gore featured.

(Tallahassee, Florida: David Bloom) The legal battle over the Florida manual recounts reported; details given of the Florida supreme court's refusal to stop the recounts. [Gore campaign attorney David BOIES - says stopping the recount is "unreasonable".] [Bush campaign representative James BAKER - says Gore's strategy is to continue recounting and filing lawsuits until he wins.] [Attorney Gary FARMER - says he wants a recount.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Austin, Texas: David Gregory) The Bush campaign's reliance on absentee ballots to determine the election reported.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Gore's live press conference featured. [GORE - defends the manual counts; says he will offer to have a statewide manual recount in Florida; requests a face to face meeting with Bush.]

(Austin, Texas: David Gregory) Commentary concerning Bush's possible response to Gore's offer given.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Claire Shipman) Efforts of the Gore campaign to seize the moral high ground reported.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Tallahassee, Florida: Dan Abrams) The reluctance of the Florida supreme court to get too involved in the election reported; details given of some legal arguments used by the Bush campaign.

Abrams, Dan;
Bloom, David;
Brokaw, Tom;
Gregory, David;
Shipman, Claire

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