ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 12, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Response of Governor Michael Dukakis' and Vice President George Bush's people to ABC News/"Washington Post" poll on electoral vote projections for campaign '88 noted. Report introduced.
(Los Angeles, California: Brit Hume) Bush's reaction to poll rptd; scenes shown. [BUSH - calls poll encouraging.] [Bush campaign manager James BAKER - discusses survey.] [During meeting with Los Angeles police chief Daryl Gates, BUSH - comments on campaign] Contd. thrust of Bush campaign mentioned.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Los Angeles, California: Sam Donaldson) Reaction by Dukakis to poll reported; scenes shown. [DUKAKIS - says we'll win.] [Bush AIDE - says numbers don't add up.] Results of ABC News/"Washington Post" poll compared to those of Teichner, "Des Moines Register" and "Columbus Dispatch" polls for California, Iowa, and Ohio. [Dukakis campaign chairperson Paul BROUNTAS - says most polls show race very close.] Tomorrow's debate between Bush and Dukakis noted.
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