NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 07, 2004
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced. Note: local weather bulletin & map on screen.
(Dayton, Ohio: Carl Quintanilla) The first day for the new Democratic ticket of Senator John Kerry & Senator John Edwards featured; scenes shown from Kerry's farm near Pittsburgh of the two families & of the campaign trail in battleground states. [Media analyst Kathleen Hall JAMIESON††- states the argument.] [Pew Research Center Andrew KOHUT††- talks about the concerns of swing voters.] [President BUSH - says Vice President Dick Cheney could be president; states he will carry the South because we "share values."]
(Studio: Brian Williams, Tim Russert) The numbers from an NBC News poll on voter reaction to a Kerry-Edwards ticket discussed; "snapshot" statistics, including whether Edwards or Vice President Dick Cheney would make a better vice president, cited. The Democrats' need to redefine Edwards noted.