Nightly News   |  January 17, 2012

Controversy over Obama’s speech venue

President Barack Obama said today he will deliver his speech accepting the Democratic nomination at the Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>> campaign said today, the president will deliver his acceptance speech at the democratic convention at bank of america stadium in charlotte, north carolina . the speech had been moved according to democratic sources to a bigger venue, in part to accommodate big ticket donors who want the skybox treatment. but some are questioning the choice, based on how it looks because of the occupy wall street movement across the country and all the complaints aimed at bank of america , including the bank's aborted attempt to charge $5 a month to use a debit card that was criticized by the president himself.