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Decision 2008 / Obama vs. McCain #910190

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 03, 2008
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Fargo, North Dakota: Lee Cowan) Senator Barack Obama’s clarification of his position on the Iraq war featured; statement from the Republican National Committee quoted. [This morning in Fargo, OBAMA – says he will talk to commanders and refine his policies.] [September 2007, OBAMA – says he won’t make promises on getting the troops out.] [Later today, OBAMA – blames Senator John McCain’s campaign for suggesting he was changing his policy.]

(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Mexico City: Kelly O’Donnell) McCain’s campaign updated; details given of his response to Obama’s comments and his effort to highlight his foreign policy experience; scenes shown from his trip to Latin America with wife Cindy, including a stop at the Basilica de Guadalupe†† in Mexico City and with the presidents of Mexico and Colombia. [In interview, McCAIN – defends his trip; comments on changes in his campaign; talks about choosing a running mate.]

Holt, Lester;
Cowan, Lee;
O’Donnell, Kelly

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