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Campaign 2004 / Republican Convention #763935

CNN Evening News for Monday, Aug 30, 2004
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(Studio: Aaron Brown; convention floor: John King) Senator John McCain's speech calling for President Bush to have four more years summed up.

(Studio: Aaron Brown; convention floor: Candy Crowley) Former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani "New York kind of speech" summed up.

(Studio: Aaron Brown; convention floor: Jeff Greenfield) The aim of Giuliani's speech to the Jewish vote & McCain's argument about the war on terrorism discussed.

(Studio: Aaron Brown, Bill Schneider) The symbolism of New York City, site of this Republican National Convention, once as unity for Bush now as division after the war in Iraq discussed.

(Studio: Aaron Brown) First impressions of the convention's opening night presented; scenes shown from the convention floor. [Former NYC police commissioner Bernard KERICK@- calls for decisiveness, not contradiction.] [McCAIN - says out choice was between war or a graver threat; comments on a "disingenuous filmmaker"'s view of President Saddam Hussein's Iraq.] [GIULIANI - praises Bush, our president; attacks Senator John Kerry for changing positions; compares Bush to President Ronald Reagan.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown; convention floor: Dan Lothian) The controversial bandaids with a purple heart on them that have been distributed to make a point about Kerry shown.

(Studio: Aaron Brown) The "Brown Table" discussion held with "Wall Street Journal"'s John Harwood, "Boston Globe"'s Nina Easton &'s Terry Neal about the convention. [From Washington, EASTON - says both parties want to project the same image of moderation.] [At the convention, HARWOOD - notes what the Republicans are trying to do in presenting their arguments.] [At the convention, NEAL - says this night was about restoring the luster to Bush by bringing out the two Republicans who appeal to independents.]

Brown, Aaron;
King, John;
Crowley, Candy;
Greenfield, Jeff;
Schneider, Bill;
Lothian, Dan

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