ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 09, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Official announcement of candidate for president by Senator Robert Dole reported Dole career profiled. Report introduced.
(Des Moines, Iowa: Barry Serafin) [DOLE - announces candidate for office of pres.] Dole's return to hometown of Russell, Kansas, for announcement reported; details given, scenes shown. [DOLE - describes his record.] Vice President George Bush mentioned. Dole's role as Vice Presidential candidate with Gerald Ford in 1976 president election recalled. Key role of Iowa in Dole's campaign discussed. [Pol. consultant Eddie MAHE - says Dole must do well in Iowa.] Contest in Iowa between Dole, Bush and Pat Robertson described. [DOLE - says agriculture would have priority in his administration] Role of wife, Elizabeth Dole, in his candidate noted.
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