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Campaign '88 / Dole / US-USSR Treaty #106891

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 13, 1987
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Attack by Senator Robert Dole on fellow president cand. Vice President George Bush's role in arms control treaty signed at summit reported Report introduced

(DC: Jackie Judd) Contrasting roles of Dole and Bush during summit reported [DOLE - responds to question about Bush's relationship with Mikhail Gorbachev at summit.] Dole's relationship with administration during summit recalled. [On CBS, DOLE - says Bush had nothing to do with treaty, yet is campaigning as if he discovered treaty.] Reason's for Dole's refusal to endorse INF treaty detailed. [Senator Charles GRASSLEY - backs Dole's stance.] Dole's problems due to being both Senator and presidential candidate noted. [Pol. analyst Stephen HESS - says Dole trying to balance 2 constituencies.]

Donaldson, Sam;
Judd, Jackie

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