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Decision 2008 / Obama vs. McCain / Berlin Speech #911776

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 24, 2008
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(Berlin: Brian Williams) The throngs of people gathered to see Senator Barack Obama in Berlin, Germany, shown. [After his speech OBAMA – explains what he was trying to communicate.]

(Berlin: Andrea Mitchell) Obama’s speech on the world stage reviewed; scenes shown of the crowd, Obama meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. [In speech, OBAMA - speaks of walls we must tear down; says we’ve made our share of mistakes; says “...this is our time.”] [On his plane, OBAMA – says the world is keenly interested in this election.] The cancellation of Obama’s plans to visit wounded troops in Germany noted.

(Berlin: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Columbus, Ohio: Kelly O’Donnell) Senator John McCain’s campaign featured; scenes shown from German Village in Columbus, Ohio. [In interview, McCAIN – criticizes Obama for the rally in Germany and his position on the Iraq war; states his view on the US presence in Iraq; comments on his search for a running mate and questions about his age.] [Tuesday, McCAIN – says Obama would rather lose a war to win a political campaign.]

Williams, Brian;
Mitchell, Andrea;
O’Donnell, Kelly

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