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Campaign 2008 / Obama vs. McCain / "New Yorker" Cover #910815

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jul 14, 2008
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Chicago: Lee Cowan) The controversy over the "New Yorker" magazine cover caricature of Senator Barack Obama and his wife that sums up rumors about his past and his patriotism featured; cover shown; details given about the Obama campaign’s effort to fight rumors; “Newsweek” poll on voters who believe Obama is a Muslim cited. [Senator John McCAIN, OBAMA - react.] [Democratic strategist Steve McMAHON†- says rumors are moving faster than ever.] [“New Yorker” David REMNICK†- says the cover is trying to say it’s nonsense.] [Political cartoonist Mike LUCKOVICH†- says the cartoon may have misfired.]

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Cowan, Lee
Duration:
00:02:30

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