NBC Evening News for Monday, Mar 03, 2008
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(Beaumont, Texas: Andrea Mitchell) The race between Clinton and Senator Barack Obama reviewed; details given of the flap over a Canadian diplomatic memo about Obama’s position on NAFTA and Clinton’s controversial remarks about whether Obama is a Muslim; scenes shown of Clinton at a rally in Texas and meeting with plant workers in Ohio. [CLINTON – criticizes Obama on NAFTA.] [OBAMA – responds.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(New York: David Gregory) The Republican race with Senator John McCain hoping to clinch the nomination despite Mike Huckabee’s persistence featured; details given of the controversy over Pastor John Hagee’s endorsement of McCain; feminist/author Gloria Steinem’s belittling remarks about McCain’s POW ordeal quoted. [Mississippi Governor Haley BARBOUR- criticizes the Democrats.] [HUCKABEE – comments on the race.] [CNBC Washington correspondent John HARWOOD- comments on McCain’s strategy to target Democratic infighting over security.] [McCAIN – says he does not embrace the views of those who endorse him.]