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Dole / Resignation #111295

ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 14, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Trans. Secretary Elizabeth Dole reported resigning to help Senator Robert Dole in his race for 1988 Republican president nomination against Vice President George Bush.

(DC: John Martin) Dole's decision and status of Trans. Department as she leaves examined; details given, scenes shown. [DOLE - wants to help husband's campaign] [Representative Lawrence COUGHLIN - praises Dole's handling of department] "Air Transport World "mag.'s criticism of her recently quoted on screen. [Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association spokesperson John BAKER - considers Dole unqualified for her job.] [DOLE - defs. Trans. Department's safety record under her.] [Ins. Institution Highway Safety spokesperson Brian O'NEILL - accuses Dole of empty promises.] [Ralph NADER - criticizes Dole's travel schedule.] [Senator Robert DOLE - jokes about his campaign]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) [Elizabeth and Robert DOLE - discuss sexist overtones of her resignation to help his career, his campaign agenda for fall, her possible role in his administration]

Jennings, Peter;
Martin, John

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