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Campaign 2000 (Bush vs. Gore: Legal Battles) #632854

NBC Evening News for Friday, Dec 01, 2000
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The continuing post-election legal battles between presidential candidates Vice President Al Gore and Governor George W. Bush reviewed.

(Supreme Court: Pete Williams) The oral arguments concerning the post- election before the United States Supreme Court reported; scenes shown of protestors outside the Supreme Court; courtroom sketches shown; details given of the legal issue about the Florida supreme court's decision to extend the time for manual recounts. [Voices of Justice Antonin SCALIA, Sandra Day O'CONNOR, Ruth Bader GINSBURG, Bush attorney Theodore OLSON, Justice Stephen BREYER, Florida court attorney Joe KLOCK - responds to Breyer.] (Artist: Art Lien)

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Supreme Court: Dan Abrams) The backgrounds and decision patterns of the Supreme Court justices outlined on screen.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Tallahassee, Florida: Kelly O'Donnell) The Florida supreme court decision to refuse an immediate recount of south Florida ballots and a re-vote in Palm Beach County, Florida, reported; scenes shown of boxes of ballots. [Florida Judge North Sanders SAULS - talks about going forward.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Claire Shipman) The Gore campaign's response to the US Supreme Court and state supreme court activities reported. [Gore campaign spokesman Warren CHRISTOPHER - says the vote contests can still go forward.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Austin, Texas: David Gregory) The Bush campaign's response to the United States and Florida Supreme Court activities and Bush's plans to meet with Republican leaders reported.

Abrams, Dan;
Brokaw, Tom;
Gregory, David;
Lien, Art;
O'Donnell, Kelly;
Shipman, Claire;
Williams, Pete

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