Search the Archive

'88 Vote / Babbitt #107893

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 10, 1987
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(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.

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Wooten, Jim
Duration:
00:03:00

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.