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Iraq / Campaign 2004 / Reservists & National Guard #741553

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 09, 2003
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Capitol: Joe Johns) The war in Iraq as an issue in the 2004 presidential election campaign examined; statistics cited from a "Newsweek" poll; details given about the four senatorial candidates' support for the war & for spending. [Former Vice President Al GORE - comments on partisan political gains.] [Political analyst Elizabeth DREW†- says it is unrealistic to think nine Democratic presidential candidates will take the same position.] [Senator John EDWARDS - states a position.] [Former presidential candidate George McGOVERN - says we support the troops, but....]

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) The shipping out of more reservists for active duty in Iraq reported.

(Kent, Washington: James Hattori) Preparations in Washington state for the 303rd Armored Div., 1st Battalion, to send National Guard citizen soldiers to Iraq featured. [Washington state National Guard Lt. John ADAMS†- lists their jobs.] [Guardsmen teacher Jan WRIGHT, maintenance mechanic Kurt SPEAKES‡, construction worker Paolo BURNSIDE, WIFE - comment.] [Governor Gary LOCKE†- says this is the largest call-up since World War II.]

Seigenthaler, John;
Johns, Joe;
Hattori, James

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