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Campaign 2000 (Bush vs. Gore / Florida Rulings) #632574

NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 17, 2000
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The continuing legal battles in Florida over the presidential election between Governor George W. Bush and Vice President Al Gore introduced.

(Tallahassee, Florida: David Bloom) The Florida supreme court ruling preventing Florida secretary of state Katherine Harris from certifying the election votes reported. [Florida supreme court spokesman Craig WATERS - reads the court ruling.] [Bush campaign representative James BAKER, Gore campaign attorney David BOIES - comment on the court rulings.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Claire Shipman) The Gore campaign's response to the Florida court rulings reported. [In statement, GORE - talks about the situation in Florida.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Austin, Texas: David Gregory) The Bush campaign's response to the Florida court rulings reported. [Bush communications director Karen HUGHES - says some certainty is approaching.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Tallahassee, Florida: Dan Abrams) The refusal of the Florida supreme court to stop the manual recounts in some Democratic counties reported.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pete Williams) The process of certifying elections and legal options for the loser of the election examined. [Committee for Study of American Electorate Curtis GANS - says normally certification is the end of the process.] [University of Miami Law School professor Terence ANDERSON - talks about overturning the Miami mayoral election.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(West Palm Beach, Florida: Kerry Sanders) The counting of the absentee ballots reported; scenes shown of ballots and counters. [Election expert Doug LEWIS - talks about absentee votes.]

Abrams, Dan;
Bloom, David;
Brokaw, Tom;
Gregory, David;
Sanders, Kerry;
Shipman, Claire;
Williams, Pete

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