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Campaign '88 / Marijuana #106796

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 08, 1987
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.

(Des Moines, Iowa: Rebecca Chase) Democrat president cands.' admission of smoking marijuana noted taking the spotlight at annual Jefferson/Jackson Day dinner here away from Democrat front-runners Simon, Governor Michael Dukakis and Representative Richard Gephardt. [Bruce BABBITT, Senator Albert GORE - discuss marijuana use in their younger days.] [Reverend Jesse JACKSON, SIMON - says they did not use marijuana.] Split on marijuana issue along generational lines noted. [MEN - talk about the issue.] Republicans noted agreeing past drug use should not be used against cands. [Vice President George BUSH - says drug use should not be a prohibition against public service.] Position in Iowa poll of Republicans Bush and Senator Robert Dole mentioned. [DOLE - discusses challenge from Pat Robertson.]

Chase, Rebecca;
Donaldson, Sam

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