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Campaign '88 / Iowa / Babbitt / Gephardt #111957

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 20, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Des Moines, Iowa: Jim Wooten) Impt. of Iowa campaign to chances of Democrat cands. Bruce Babbitt and Representative Richard Gephardt reported; details given, scenes shown. [On NBC, BABBITT, GEPHARDT - campaign] television ads for Gephardt shown. [GEPHARDT - campaigns. on economy issues.] Slippage of support for Senator Paul Simon noted. [SIMON - compares his Senator record to that of Gephardt.] [BABBITT - uses football analogy to describe his campaign] Constituencies for various Democrats detailed.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Des Moines, Iowa: Barry Serafin) campaign. of Republican candidate Pat Robertson in Iowa featured; details given, scenes shown. [ROBERTSON - campaigns.] Robertson's appeal noted. [WOMAN - praises Robertson.] [Pol. analyst Eddie MAHE - says Robertson will be the Iowa story.] [Senator Robert DOLE - says Robertson might finish second.] [Vice President George BUSH - says he's underdog.] [Bush deputy campaign manager Rich BOND - discusses what would happen if Bush finishes behind Robertson.] [MAHE - comments.] Robertson's role as potential spoiler detailed.

Jennings, Peter;
Serafin, Barry;
Wooten, Jim

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