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'88 Vote / Babbitt #107893

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 10, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Bruce Babbitt reported formally announcing candidate for 1988 Democrat President nomination; contender Richard Gephardt mentioned. Babbitt profiled on screen.

(Manchester, New Hampshire: Jim Wooten) Babbitt's decision examined; details given, scenes shown. [BABBITT - announces cand.; questions tax breaks for wealthy; notes President Reagan's hypocrisy regarding terrorism and Iran arms sales.] [Democratic party chairperson Paul KIRK - agrees.] [BABBITT - comments.] Possible role of Iran arms scandal in campaigns. of Gephardt, Michael Dukakis, Jesse Jackson, Joseph Biden, Gary Hart considered.

Jennings, Peter;
Wooten, Jim

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