NBC Evening News for Monday, Dec 08, 2003
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) Announcement that former Vice President Al Gore will endorse Howard Dean for president featured; Pew Research Center poll results cited; campaign ad shown; details given of concerns about Dean as a candidate. [Democratic strategist Donna BRAZILE- says Dean is on his way to winning the Democratic nomination.] [Political analyst Stu ROTHENBERG – says there is concern about Dean’s general election appeal.] [December 1, on “Hardball,” DEAN – responds to questions about his draft deferment.] [Democratic Leadership Council Al FROM- says it’s not enough to run on anger against the president.]
(Studio: Brian Williams & Tim Russert) The significance of Gore’s endorsement on his own career and the impact on the other Democratic candidates discussed.