NBC Evening News for Monday, Jan 14, 2008
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(Detroit: Ron Allen) The Republican presidential race in Michigan featured; scenes shown of Mitt Romney at the Detroit auto show; statistics on jobs and businesses in Michigan cited. [ROMNEY, Senator John McCAIN – campaign on Michigan’s economy.] [Michigan resident Tracy TYNER, small business owners Linda JOLICOEUR, Bill SNYDER- comment on the tough times.] [Candidate Mike HUCKABEE – touts his fair tax proposal.]
(Los Angeles: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The issue of race in the Democratic campaign examined. [Last week, Senator Hillary CLINTON – says Dr. Martin Luther King’s dream began to be realized when President Lyndon Johnson passed the Civil Rights Act of 1964.] [Clinton advisor Maggie WILLIAMS- comments on Clinton’s remark.] [LBJ biographer Robert DALLEK- praises King.] [On Roland Martin’s radio show, voice of former President Bill CLINTON – cautions against overreacting.] [BET owner Robert JOHNSON- suggests Senator Barack Obama was doing “something in the neighborhood” while the Clintons were involved in black issues.] [Emory University political analyst Merle BLACK- comments on the loyalty of African Americans to the Democratic Party.] [OBAMA – criticizes Clinton’s campaign.]
(Los Angeles: Brian Williams) The status of John Edwards’s campaign and tomorrow’s Democratic debate in Nevada noted.