- Making News, Segment #1: Al Gore Endorses Howard Dean
Former Vice President Al Gore didn-t beat George Bush in the year 2000. Now, he says Howard Dean is the only Democrat who can do it 2004. That endorsement came today in New York-s Harlem. Karen Tumulty, national political correspondent for Time magazine who is covering Gore and Dean today, says Gore's is the latest in a growing series of crucial endorsements.
- Making News, Segment #2: China and Taiwan
President Bush welcomed Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao to the White House today. The two leaders talked about trade and North Korea-s nuclear weapons program, and the President issued what-s described as an -unusually strong warning- to Taiwan not to hold a referendum that could fuel Taiwan-s independence movement. We get a report on today's meeting from former ambassador James Lilley and Minxin Pei, who heads the China Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
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