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Campaign '88 / Bush vs. Dukakis / Television Ads. #112445

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 19, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Standings of Vice President George Bush and Governor Michael Dukakis in ABC News/"Washington Post" poll outlined on screen. Report introduced.

(N.E. Missouri: Sam Donaldson) campaign. by Dukakis on crime issue featured; scenes shown from campaign business [DUKAKIS - calls Illinois flyers garbage; discusses Willie Horton prison furlough case.] Horton as symbol of Dukakis' record and Bush's campaign strategy on crime issue detailed.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(NYC: Richard Threlkeld) Analysis of Bush and Dukakis campaign ads. reported; scenes shown. [Senator Lloyd BENTSEN - calls Bush advertisement attacking Dukakis on defense issue untrue.] Facts of Dukakis' defense position compared to Bush ad. showing Dukakis riding in tank. Dukakis advertisement about Bush's Social Security record compared to facts.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Royal Oak, Michigan: Brit Hume) campaign. by Bush in Michigan featured; scenes shown. [BUSH -calls for peace through strength.] Bush television ads. shown. [Gerald FORD - campaigns. for Bush.]

Donaldson, Sam;
Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter;
Threlkeld, Richard

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