NBC Evening News for Monday, Apr 26, 2004
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Canonsburg, Pennsylvania: Kelly O’Donnell) The new war of words over the military service of President Bush & Senator John Kerry featured; scenes shown of Kerry visiting a West Virginia coal mine; details given of Republican charges about Kerry’s account of throwing away his Vietnam War medals in protest; footage shown of a 1971 interview with Kerry; campaign ads shown. [KERRY – calls for Bush to prove he served in the National Guard.] [Vice President Dick CHENEY – says the outcome of the election will be determined by voters and not by unnamed foreign leaders.] [Democratic National Committee chairman Terry McAULIFFE- notes Bush & Cheney chose not to go to Vietnam.]