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Decision 2004 / Democratic Convention #761004

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 28, 2004
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(Boston: Tom Brokaw) A survey showing that the economy is the top issue for Democrats, and Senator John Kerry’s arrival in Boston to prepare for his acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention noted.

(Convention floor: Brian Williams) The orchestration of Kerry’s arrival and tonight’s agenda at the convention featured; scenes shown of Kerry arriving by boat flanked by his former Vietnam crewmates and of Senator John Edwards jogging in Boston; details given of the constant reminders of the military theme; Republican anti-Kerry video shown; excerpt from Edwards’s speech quoted. [Last night, Teresa HEINZ KERRY; Monday, former President Bill CLINTON – mention Kerry’s military service.] [Edwards’s wife Elizabeth EDWARDS – talks about her husband.] A complaint from the mayor of Boston about the convention’s negative impact on local businesses noted.

Brokaw, Tom;
Williams, Brian

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