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Campaign 2004 / Democratic Convention / Kerry #760882

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 28, 2004
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(Convention floor: Peter Jennings) The Democratic Party's introduction tonight of vice presidential candidate Senator John Edwards & the arrival of Senator John Kerry in Boston reported; scenes shown from the convention floor.

(Boston: Dan Harris) Kerry's arrival featured; scenes shown from Boston of Kerry with his Vietnam War comrades; details given of the message about Kerry's combat experience for a nation at a time of war. [KERRY - talks about his vision.] Democratic National Committee video of the endorsement of Kerry by retired military leaders & a responding Republican National Committee video shown. [Republican National Committee chairman Ed GILLESPIE†- comments on Kerry.]

(Convention floor: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Convention floor: Kate Snow) Edwards' speech tonight previewed; details given of his ability to connect with middle class voters; scenes shown of Edwards testing the podium late last night. [Political analyst Stuart ROTHENBERG - says this is a sales job for Edwards to dispel questions about his capabilities.] [EDWARDS - comments on his law practice.]

Jennings, Peter;
Harris, Dan;
Snow, Kate

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