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You Decide 2004 / Bush vs. Kerry / Swift Boat Ads #809151

FNC Evening News for Friday, Aug 20, 2004
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(Studio: Shepard Smith) The dissatisfaction of presidential candidate John Kerry with Swift Boat Veterans for Truth advertisements, his filing of a complaint with the FEC, and the White House denial of connection with attack ads mentioned.

(Washington: Major Garrett) Kerry’s accusation of the Bush campaign’s involvement with the Swift Boat advertisements featured; details given about Republican donations to and former Bush campaigners’ affiliation with Swift Boat, and the response of Swift Boat leader R/Adm. Roy Hoffmann to Kerry’s war biography “Tour of Duty”; scenes shown of Swift Boat ad. [HOFFMANN@- says Kerry’s book had “many inaccuracies, gross exaggerations, and outright slanderous lies.”]

(Studio: Shepard Smith) The cuts and expenditures of President Bush’s re-election campaign, former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani’s support for Bush, and the denial of independent candidate Ralph Nader’s a place on Virginia’s ballot reported.

Smith, Shepard;
Garrett, Major

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