CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 20, 2003
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Judge's ruling in California turning down the ACLU's request for a delay in the recall election noted.
(Los Angeles: Kelly Wallace) The unconventional campaign for governor in California featured; scenes shown from candidate actor Arnold Schwarzenegger's first news conference. [SCHWARZENEGGER - campaigns; jokes about Proposition 13 & his advisor, Warren Buffett.] [Republican strategist Arnold STEINBERG- comments on the media's reaction to Arnold.] [Candidate Peter UEBERROTH- says California is in "a real mess."]
(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.
(Los Angeles: Dan Lothian) The campaigning by Governor Gray Davis to keep his job reviewed; scenes shown from the campaign trail. [On Channel One, DAVIS - says the recall is part of a national movement by the Republicans.] [Senator Barbara BOXER - calls for Californians to vote "no" on the recall.] [ACLU executive director Ramona RIPSTON- comments on the ACLU lawsuit designed to get every vote counted.] [DAVIS - predicts a surprises ending in this "Hollywood movie."] The Democrats' consideration of endorsing Lt. Gov. Cruz Bustamante noted.
(Studio: Aaron Brown) Live interview held with radio host Warren Olney about the recall election. [From Los Angeles, OLNEY - says we now have a media event in California with Schwarzenegger's entry & his dominance of the media; says Schwarzenegger's campaign is strategizing that the people don't need him to state his positions; comments on Ueberroth's intriguing candidacy.]