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'88 Vote / Hart Controversy #109552

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 06, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Lee Hart's defense of husband Gary Hart in reaction to latest philandering charge quoted.

(Hanover, New Hampshire: Jim Wooten) Hart's continued effort to defense self against "Miami Herald "allegation about his relationship with Donna Rice and possible impact on his presidential campaign examined; details given, scenes shown. [HART - denies sex. relationship with Rice; believes adultery is immoral; declines to answer question as to whether he has committed adultery.] [Lee HART - defs. husband.] Indications of controversy's effect here said illustrated by poll; details given.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Miami, Florida: Mark Potter) Questions about Rice's description of and Hart's explanation for their overnight trip to Bimini with William Broadhurst and another woman examined; details given, scenes shown. [HART - claims Bahamian customs requirements necessitated their overnight stay; explains.] [Boat owner Don. SOFFER - agrees.] Bahamian customs' differing account outlined. [SOFFER - defs. innocence of overnight arrangements.] Rice said in seclusion.

Jennings, Peter;
Potter, Mark;
Wooten, Jim

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