NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 05, 2005
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(London: Jim Maceda) The uncertain political future for Prime Minister Tony Blair, whose apparent victory in Britain’s elections is tempered by major losses for his Labor Party, featured; scenes shown of the Blair family heading to the polls; details given of Blair’s declaration that he will not run for a 4th term, opening the door for Treasury Secretary Gordon Brown. [Opponent Michael HOWARD – says Blair told lies to win elections.] [VOTER – expresses anger over the Iraq war.] [Political analyst Jonathan FREEDLAND- comments on Britain’s ties to the US.] [BLAIR – says Brown would make an excellent prime minister.]
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