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'88 Vote / Hart #109587

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 08, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Denver, Colorado: Jim Wooten) Gary Hart's withdrawal from 1988 presidential race in wake of Donna Rice controversy featured; details given, scenes shown. [HART - announces, explains decision.] "Washington Post" reported claiming documented evidence of Hart's long-standing relationship with Washington, DC woman. [HART - blames United States political system, press; defs. self.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Denver, Colorado: Ken Kashiwahara) Reactions of Hart's campaign workers examined; scenes shown. [campaign. WORKERS, Oregon campaign chairperson Tom MASON - describe their reactions.] [Ottawa, Kansas, RESIDENT - believes Hart's trying top cover-up.] Lee &Gary Hart's visit to his national headquarters mentioned, shown. [campaign. WORKERS - hope campaign will proceed.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) "Miami Herald" editor Jim Hampton's statement on Hart's withdrawal quoted on screen. Upcoming item announced.

Jennings, Peter;
Kashiwahara, Ken;
Wooten, Jim

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