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Primaries #104916

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 16, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) 1988 presidential campaign said getting 1st announced cand. today. [Pierre DuPONT IV - announces candidacy for president] DuPont's background outlined on screen.

(Boston, Massachusetts: Jim Wooten) Joseph P. Kennedy II's race for Congress seat vacated by retiring Representative Thomas O'Neill featured; John F. Kennedy recalled holding same seat. [KENNEDY - denies using his family's name to campaign] Kathleen Kennedy Townsend's recent primary victory in Maryland recalled. Other primary cands. noted include George Wallace, Junior, Martin Luther King, Junior's son, Tom Docking, Evans Bayh (son of Birch Bayh), Rob Bowen (son of Otis Bowen), William Scranton III, Adlai Stevenson III and James Roosevelt, Junior (FDR's grandson). [ROOSEVELT - thinks his family has historical edge over Kennedy.] [George BACHRACH - notes city's saturation with Kennedy family mbrs.]

Jennings, Peter;
Wooten, Jim

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