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Campaign 2008 / Obama vs. McCain / The Campaign #910680

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 04, 2008
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(Studio: Katie Couric) The expected voter turnout for the presidential race between Senators Barack Obama and John McCain introduced.

(Arlington, Virginia: Nancy Cordes) The day's voting featured; scenes shown from Ft. Worth, Texas and Quincy, Massachusetts, Washington, DC, New York City, Minneapolis, Philadelphia; details given about minor voting problems. [Several VOTERS, KID - state their choice.]

(Studio: Katie Couric) The final day of campaigning introduced.

(Chicago: Dean Reynolds) Obama's campaign featured; scenes shown of Obama voting in Chicago and working the phones in Indiana; map shown of his Election Day interviews. [OBAMA - says "I voted."] [At his plane, OBAMA - says the journey ends; jokes about Michelle voting.]

(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(Phoenix: Chip Reid) McCain's last day of campaigning featured; scenes shown from Prescott, Arizona and Colorado. [Wife Cindy McCAIN - introduces John.] [McCAIN - campaigns.] [In CBS interview, McCAIN - comments on the excitement over being this close.]

(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(Studio: Anthony Mason) The voters' view of the country as reflected in the exit polls examined; statistics on the approval ratings for President Bush and Congress with the economy first on the list of key issues cited.

(Studio: Katie Couric, Jeff Greenfield) What the exit poll results reflect about the presidential candidates' strategies and the problem for McCain of bearing the Republican burden discussed.

(Studio: Katie Couric, Bob Schieffer) How momentous this election with either an African American or a true American hero being elected to the presidency discussed.

Reporter(s):
Couric, Katie;
Cordes, Nancy;
Reynolds, Dean;
Reid, Chip;
Mason, Anthony;
Jeff, Katie Couric,;
Bob, Katie Couric,
Duration:
00:09:30

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