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Campaign '88 / Bush-Dole / Hart #111765

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 12, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Campton, New Hampshire: Carole Simpson) Possible truce to countercharges between Senator Robert Dole and Vice President George Bush during campaign in New Hampshire reported; result of Gallup poll given. [DOLE - comments on his fulfillment of American dream.] [BUSH - says wants to keep campaign on issues and not on responses to charges by other cands.] Last president debate before New Hampshire primary mentioned.

(Studio: Peter Jennings; DC: Hal Bruno) Explanation of campaign strategies of Bush and Dole given; Dole's approach to presidential campaign in 1976 noted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Des Moines, Iowa: Jim Wooten) Impact of Gary Hart's reentry in presidential race on Democrats reported; details given, scenes shown of Hart campaign [At Dartmouth College, HART - says Americans must expect leaders to be human.] Hart interview in "Des Moines Register" noted; photograph shown. [Bruce BABBITT - talks on phone.] Problems facing Democrat cands. Babbitt, Representative Richard Gephardt, Senator Paul Simon, Governor Michael Dukakis, Senator Albert Gore, Jesse Jackson noted; scenes shown. Gephardt television ad shown. [SIMON - campaigns.] [MAN - introduces Jackson.] ["Des Moines Register" David YEPSEN - discusses Jackson's campaign in Iowa.] [JACKSON - campaigns.] Last night's president debate in Sioux City, Iowa, and Friday's debate in Des Moines, Iowa, mentioned. Impact of Hart on other Democratic candidates reiterated.

Jennings, Peter;
Simpson, Carole;
Wooten, Jim

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