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Campaign 2008 / Democrats / Obama / Zuckman Interview #890270

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 12, 2008
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Muncie, Indiana: Lee Cowan) The reaction to comments from Senator Barack Obama about small town Americans as the Pennsylvania primary nears featured; details given about damage control and the approach of Republicans to the issue. [Today, OBAMA - comments on his remarks: when you are bitter, you turn to what you can count on.] [April 6, voice of OBAMA - says they cling to guns or religion.] [In Indiana, Senator Hillary CLINTON - says Obama's remarks are elitist and that people don't "cling" to religion.] ["Washington Post" Jonathan CAPEHART†- says no one wants to be branded an elitist.]

(Studio: Lester Holt) Live interview held with "Chicago Tribune"'s Jill Zuckman about Obama. [From Washington, ZUCKMAN - says the Clinton campaign will hone in on the "elitist" issue; states Senator John McCain's campaign is excited about this issue.]

(Studio: Lester Holt) Further coverage of the issue on "Meet the Press" noted.

Holt, Lester;
Cowan, Lee

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