ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 13, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Ending of two-term presidency of Ronald Reagan noted. Report introduced.
(DC: Brit Hume) Search for Republican successor during Iowa campaign featured; details given, scenes shown of campaign by various Republican cands. campaigns. of Alexander Haig and Pierre du Pont in Iowa reported [Du PONT - discusses proposals.] Econ. proposals of candidate Representative Jack Kemp detailed. Pat Robertson's vying for conservative vote noted. Republican leaders in Iowa said to be Vice President George Bush and Senator Robert Dole. [Pol. analyst Kevin PHILLIPS - calls Iowa linchpin for Dole.] Dole's strategy outlined. [DOLE - says wants to build on Reagan record.] Bush's strategy noted. [BUSH - praises Reagan.] Confrontations between Bush and Dole over Iran/Contra affair mentioned. [DOLE, BUSH - comment on their relationship with Reagan.] [Pol. consultant John DEARDOURFF - discusses Reagan's popularity.] Potential influence of Reagan on '88 election reiterated.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Tomorrow's segment on '88 vote announced.
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