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Campaign 2008 / Obama vs. McCain / Berlin Speech / Ohio View #899546

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 24, 2008
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Berlin: Jake tapper) The speech from presidential candidate Senator Barack Obama on the world stage in Berlin, Germany, featured; scenes shown of speeches here by Presidents John F. Kennedy and Ronald Reagan. [OBAMA - says he speaks as a citizen of the US and the world; speaks about "the walls" that we must tear down and about a "more perfect union."] [Two MEN - react to Obama's speech.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson) The sizes of the crowds for Kennedy, Reagan and Obama compared. [In Ohio, McCAIN - comments on giving a political speech in Germany.] [Ohio voter Diane WOODS†- says Obama is not our president.]

(Mansfield, Ohio: Chris Bury) The view from the battleground state of Ohio of Obama's overseas trip featured; scenes shown from across the city. [At a diner, teacher Tom FINNERTY, Richland Economic Development Corp. Mike GREENE†, Air Force Reserve Sgt. Molly IRWIN†; at VFW post, MAN, VFW Post 9943 commander Bill CHAPMAN†, resident Cathy SMITH†, MAN - offer differing opinions on Obama's performance and the economy issue.]

Gibson, Charles;
tapper, Jake;
Bury, Chris

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