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Decision 2004 / Bush vs. Kerry / Concert Tour #761591

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 05, 2004
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) President Bush’s signing of a new Pentagon spending bill, and Senator John Kerry’s campaign appearance in St. Louis noted; scenes shown.

(Washington: Chip Reid) The “Vote for Change” concert tour led by Bruce Springsteen, aimed at registering new voters and raising money for groups working to defeat Bush, featured; scenes shown of the artists participating in the tour; map shown of the tour route. [Singer Dave MATTHEWS†- says there’s a good chance we can swing this in a favorable direction.] [Media analyst Matthew FELLING†- says this taps into an audience that was previously politically inert.] [Bush campaign spokesman Terry HOLT†- says Democrats & liberals have a deaf ear in hearing mainstream America.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) More information on the presidential campaign on msnbc.com noted.

Brokaw, Tom;
Reid, Chip

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