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America Votes 2004 / Bush vs. Kerry / Kerry’s War Record #763194

CNN Evening News for Saturday, Aug 21, 2004
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(Studio: Carol Lin) Report introduced.

(Crawford, Texas: Jill Dougherty) The ads from a veterans group attacking Senator John Kerry’s Vietnam war record featured; footage & photos shown; defense of Kerry from former crewmate William Rood† quoted from the “Chicago Tribune”; Internet ad featuring former political rival Senator John McCain demanding that President Bush apologize for soft money ads during the 2000 presidential campaign shown; response from Bush campaign spokesman Steve Schmidt quoted. [Senator John EDWARDS – calls for Bush to denounce the ads.] [Political analyst Norm ORNSTEIN†- notes the political sniping is a distraction.]

Lin, Carol;
Dougherty, Jill

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