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'88 Vote / Hart Controversy #109536

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 05, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) "Miami Herald"'s allegation that Gary Hart and Donna Rice spent night together recalled.

(NYC: Jim Wooten) Hart's response, in speech to American Newspaper Publishers Association here today and possible impact on his presidential campaign, featured; details given, scenes shown. [HART - defs. his actions, denies newspaper's chgs.] His explanation of their past encounters outlined on screen. [HART - thinks truth will prevail.] [Voice of "Miami Herald" publisher Richard CAPEN, reporter Tom FIEDLER - stand by veracity of story.] Explanation for Lee Hart's absence today mentioned. [Iowa Hart supporter Gary RUBIN, Iowa Democrat state chairperson Bonnie CAMPBELL - debate ramifications for campaign]

(Miami, Florida: Mark Potter) ["Miami Herald" executive editor Heath MERIWETHER - defs. paper's coverage; explains.] [Last night, RICE - expects to meet with attys., to issue statement tomorrow.] [Attorney Thomas McALILEY - denies sexual innuendos about Hart-Rice rel.] Rice's background outlined. [Photographer Brian KING - praises Rice's character.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Findings of ABC News poll on public's reaction to story outlined on screen, discussed. "Nightline" announced; item recapped at end of broadcast

Jennings, Peter;
Potter, Mark;
Wooten, Jim

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