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Campaign 2008 / Democrats / Obama / Small Towns #890348

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 14, 2008
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) The continuing issue of what Senator Barack Obama said about rural and working class America where people get bitter and cling to guns and religion reviewed.

(Philadelphia: David Wright) The "bitter" duel between Obama and Senator Hillary Clinton over working class voters in the Pennsylvania primary race featured; Clinton new ad in Pennsylvania shown. [OBAMA - jokes about his remarks; mocks Clinton's campaign.] [CLINTON - says Obama does not get it.] [Steel workers Mike MUNGER†, Chuck KOHUT†- criticize Hillary.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson) Senator John McCain's statement about small town people noted. [McCAIN - says they suffered the worst, but did not shake their faith in America.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Columbia, Pennsylvania: Jake Tapper) The view of small town Pennsylvanians about Obama's remarks featured; scenes shown from the small town of Columbia. [Columbia residents Peggy WALPERT, Mary Louise MURRAY, newspaper man Barry FORD; in a restaurant, three DINERS, WAITRESS - react to what Obama said about small towns.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson) The ABC-sponsored debate on Wednesday announced.

Gibson, Charles;
Wright, David;
Tapper, Jake

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