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Decision 04 / Bush vs. Kerry #750043

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 03, 2004
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Senator John Kerry’s clinching of the Democratic presidential nomination with his Super Tuesday victories noted.

(Orlando, Florida: Carl Quintanilla) Kerry’s campaign as it braces for a hard battle against President Bush featured; details given about the process of selecting a running mate and raising finances. [In Florida, KERRY – campaigns.] [American University Professor Allen LICHTMAN†- says Kerry is vulnerable to disappearing.] [Senator Bob GRAHAM – supports Kerry.] [Representative Harold FORD†- comments on the expected attacks from the Bush campaign.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Senator John Edwards’ withdrawal from the race noted; scenes shown from Raleigh, North Carolina. [EDWARDS – professes support for Kerry.]

(Los Angeles: David Gregory) Bush’s re-election strategy featured; scenes shown from California; details given about the anticipated advertising war with Kerry; campaign ads shown. [Bush campaign strategist Matthew DOWD†- explains the advertising strategy.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Quintanilla, Carl;
Gregory, David

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