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Decision 2008 / Republicans / Democrats / Clinton #891349

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jan 21, 2008
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Orlando: Ron Allen) The tight Republican race in Florida featured; details given about the high stakes for Rudolph Giuliani; scenes shown of Giuliani’s tour bus taking a lap at the Daytona International Speedway, Senator John McCain and Mitt Romney campaigning; Spanish language ad for Romney shown. [GIULIANI – reacts to the endorsement from New York Yankees baseball player Johnny Damon††.] [University of South Florida Susan MacMANUS†- comments on Giuliani’s focus on Florida and the issue of the economy.] [McCAIN – campaigns.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Myrtle Beach, South Carolina: Lee Cowan) The campaigning by the Democrats in South Carolina featured; scenes shown of Senator Barack Obama leading a march on this Martin Luther King holiday. [OBAMA, CLINTON, EDWARDS – speak on African American issues.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The role of former President Bill Clinton in his wife’s campaign examined; details given about his attacks on Obama and the rebukes from Senator Edward Kennedy and Representative Rahm Emanuel. [In Nevada and New Hampshire, CLINTON – criticizes Obama; calls Obama’s campaign a fairy tale.] [Atlanta Mayor Shirley FRANKLIN†- says this is reality, not fairy tales.] [Democratic strategist Michael FELDMAN†- assesses the impact of Clinton’s attacks.] [On “Good Morning America,” OBAMA – calls Clinton’s behavior troubling.] [To NBC’s Tom Brokaw, CLINTON – agrees Dr. King would be excited to see an African American candidate.]

Williams, Brian;
Allen, Ron;
Cowan, Lee;
Mitchell, Andrea

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