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Campaign 2008 / Edwards / The Interview / Clinton #856096

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 26, 2007
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(Studio: Katie Couric) The decision by former Senator John Edwards and his wife, Elizabeth, to continue their run for the presidency in 2008 despite her recurring cancer introduced. [In "60 Minutes" interview, EDWARDSES - says the doctor says she can physically do the campaign; states she does not want the cancer to take away his chance of being president.]

(Cleveland: Sharyn Alfonsi) The surge in support for Elizabeth Edwards, who made her first solo campaign appearance since the announcement, featured; scenes shown from Cleveland; map shown of her grueling schedule; details given about the possible impact on fund-raising by Edwards. [Elizabeth EDWARDS - says you cannot stop....] [In Ohio diner, two PATRONS; WOMAN - react.] [Democratic pollster Mark MELLMAN†- outlines the possible reaction.]

(Studio: Katie Couric) Excerpts from the interview continued. [EDWARDSES - say they do not know what will happen to their support; says he sees it as a "fair" judgement.]

(Studio: Katie Couric) The announcement by former Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack that he will support Senator Hillary Clinton for the presidency noted.

Couric, Katie;
Alfonsi, Sharyn

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