CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 20, 2004
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Senator John Kerry’s victory in the Iowa caucuses noted; results outlined.
(Bedford, New Hampshire: Jim Axelrod) Campaigning in New Hampshire following the surprising results in Iowa featured; scenes shown of Kerry visiting an auto repair shop; New Hampshire tracking poll results cited. [KERRY – campaigns.] [Senator John EDWARDS – says this thing is wide open.] [Gen. Wesley CLARK – campaigns.] [Democratic strategist Doug HATTAWAY- comments on expectations for Howard Dean in New Hampshire.]
(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Des Moines, Iowa: Cynthia Bowers) The reasons behind voters’ choices in Iowa examined; details given of the concern with “electability.” [“Des Moines Register” David YEPSEN- explains why voters did not choose Dean or Representative Richard Gephardt.] [In Popejoy, Iowa, several Iowa VOTERS – comment on issues.]
(Studio: Dan Rather; Washington: Bob Schieffer) Gephardt’s withdrawal from the presidential race & his political career noted; scenes shown from St. Louis. Dean’s animated speech following his third-place finish in Iowa and the timing of President Bush’s State of the Union speech later tonight discussed. [DEAN – whoops.]