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Helms Death #910207

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jul 04, 2008
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(Studio: Lester Holt) The death of conservative North Carolina Senator Jesse Helms reported.

(Atlanta: Martin Savidge) Helms profiled; scenes and photos shown; statement from Senator Mitch McConnell quoted; details given of his stance on various issues; Helms political ad against affirmative action shown. [HELMS – speaks against Cuban leader Fidel Castro.] [National Right to Life Committee David O’STEEN†- calls Helms a champion of core values.] [Emory University professor Merle BLACK†- says the last thing he wanted to do was compromise.] [MSNBC political analyst Pat BUCHANAN†- says he was the most principled conservative in the Senate.]

Holt, Lester;
Savidge, Martin

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