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Campaign 2008 / Obama vs. McCain / Obama’s Trip #911678

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 23, 2008
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(Studio: Harry Smith) Report introduced.

(Jerusalem: Sheila MacVicar) Senator Barack Obama’s visit to Israel and his effort to win Jewish voters in the US reviewed; scenes shown of him with Israeli leaders, at the Holocaust memorial and with the Palestinian president; details given of Jewish suspicion of Obama and concern over the future of Jerusalem. [OBAMA – speaks of the special relationship between Israel and the US.] [ Jeanne CUMMINGS†- comments on the Florida vote.]

(Studio: Harry Smith) Senator John McCain’s pledge of support for Israel and his criticism of Obama for opposing offshore oil drilling noted. [In Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, McCAIN – credits President Bush for falling oil prices by lifting the drilling moratorium.]

Smith, Harry;
MacVicar, Sheila

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