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Divided We Stand (Veterans) #762594

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 18, 2004
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(Athens: Brian Williams) Election-year series that looks at groups of voters who could make a big difference in the presidential race continued.

(Cincinnati, Ohio: Carl Quintanilla) The fight between President Bush & Senator John Kerry to win veterans’ votes featured; MoveOn.org ad shown. [To the VFW, KERRY – criticizes Bush’s plan to withdraw troops from Europe & South Korea.] [Veteran Jerry HILL†- opposes Kerry’s anti-war activism in the 1970s.] [BUSH – says we’ll continue to stand side-by-side with those in uniform.] [VFW commander-in-chief Edward BANAS†- downplays Kerry’s war hero status.] [Veteran Larry RIVERS – comments on the issue of veterans’ benefits.]

Williams, Brian;
Quintanilla, Carl

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