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Campaign 2000 (Bush vs. Gore: Florida Recount / Legal Battles) #633253

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 07, 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 featured.

(Tallahassee, Florida: David Bloom) The final arguments in the Florida supreme court reviewed; details given of the transfer of 12,000 disputed south Florida ballots to the court; scenes shown from the court [Gore campaign attorney David BOIES - addresses court.] [Florida supreme court Chief Justice Charles WELLS - talks about the power of the state legislature.] [Bush campaign attorney Barry RICHARD - addresses court.] [Florida supreme court Justice Barbara PARIENTE - asks questions about the votes.] [Florida Supreme Court Justice Peggy QUINCE - says she has a problem with some things that Judge Sanders Sauls said.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Tallahassee, Florida: Dan Abrams) Efforts to predict which way the Florida supreme court might rule examined.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Lisa Myers) The legal costs of the post-election legal battles and recounts examined; examples cited. ["American Lawyer" magazine Douglas McCOLLAM - talks about the number of lawyers involved.] [Broward County, Florida, Republican vice chairman George LeMIEUX - says the people of Broward County will have to pay.]

Abrams, Dan;
Bloom, David;
Brokaw, Tom;
Myers, Lisa

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