NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 12, 2008
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(Rome: John Yang) First Lady Laura Bush’s increasing role in world affairs featured; scenes shown of her today in Paris at an international conference on Afghanistan and earlier this week in a remote Afghan village. [BUSH – speaks in support of Afghanistan.] [Presidential historian Doris Kearns GOODWIN- says it makes sense for her to be the ambassador given her husband’s difficult public opinion ratings.] [May 5, BUSH – criticizes the Myanmar government’s response to the cyclone.]
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