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(Studio: Lester Holt) The violence in Afghanistan 2 days before the elections noted; scenes shown of a car bombing site in Kabul.
(Kabul: Richard Engel) The campaigning by the presidential candidates in Afghanistan featured; scenes shown of Abdullah Abdullah visiting small villages; details given of Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s strategy of courting the powerful, his outreach to the Taliban and the drop in his approval rating. [ABDULLAH – explains why he is on a grass roots campaign.]
- Holt, Lester;
- Engel, Richard
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