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Campaign 2000 (Gore vs. Bush: Florida Recount / Law) #633281

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Dec 09, 2000
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) The Supreme Court's dramatic ruling granting presidential candidate Governor George W. Bush's request that the ballot recount in the Florida race versus Vice President Al Gore be stopped introduced.

(Washington: Pete Williams) The Supreme Court decision examined; scenes shown of ballot counting in Florida counties; details given about the 5-4 ruling, including opinions from Justices Antonin Scalia and John Paul Stevens. [Gore attorney David BOIES - raises the issue of legitimacy.] [American University law school professor Tom SARGENTICH, NBC News legal analyst John SHUBIN - assess the Supreme Court's actions.]

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Austin: Campbell Brown) The reaction in the Bush camp to the Supreme Court's ruling reviewed. [Bush campaign legal counsel James BAKER - says things change from day to day.]

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Washington: Chip Reid) The reaction of the Gore team to the court ruling stopping the recount of votes in Florida reviewed.

(Studio: John Seigenthaler; Tallahassee: Dan Abrams) The strategies for the Republicans and Democrats for Monday's Supreme Court hearings discussed.

Abrams, Dan;
Brown, Campbell;
Reid, Chip;
Seigenthaler, John;
Williams, Pete

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