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Campaign 2008 / Obama vs. McCain / Berlin Speech #911713

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 24, 2008
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(Berlin: Mark Phillips) Presidential candidate Senator Barack Obama’s speech in Berlin, Germany, featured; scenes shown of the crowd and of President Ronald Reagan saying “tear down this wall” in 1987. [OBAMA - says he speaks as a citizen; comments on views of Europe and America; speaks of walls we must tear down; says we can stand with the majority of Muslims who reject extremism.] [German Marshall Fund of the US Constanze STELZENMUELLER†- says he can’tafford to be seen as pandering to Europeans.]

(Studio: Katie Couric) Senator John McCain shown at a German restaurant in Columbus, Ohio. [McCAIN – says he would prefer to give a speech in Germany as president rather than as a candidate.] The cancellation of McCain’s trip to a Louisiana oil rig due to Hurricane Dolly noted.

(Studio: Katie Couric, Jeff Greenfield) Obama’s speech as an appeal to US voters and his enthusiastic welcome discussed.

Couric, Katie;
Phillips, Mark;
Jeff, Katie Couric,

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