ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 09, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(NYC: Barry Serafin) Gary Hart's "Nightline" appearance last night to discuss his affair with Donna Rice, withdrawal from presidential campaign and rumors of his reentry into 1988 Democrat race reviewed; scenes shown. [HART - denies candidacy; wants role in political debate.] His luncheon today with Governor Mario Cuomo mentioned. [CUOMO - defs. Hart's potential role as party statesman.] [Brookings Institution spokesperson Stephen HESS - disagrees; explains.] [HART - acknowledges infidelity to wife; declines answering questions about any specific individual] [RICE - promotes No Excuses jeans, which she models.] Rice's television commercial shown. Hart reported making speech on US-USSR relations here tomorrow.