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Campaign '88 / Bentsen vs. Quayle / Debate / Younger Voters #112467

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Oct 02, 1988
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Wednesday's debate between vice president cands. Senator Lloyd Bentsen and Senator Dan Quayle previewed. Report introduced.

(Dallas, Texas: Ann Compton) campaign. by Bentsen in Texas featured; details given, scenes shown. [Governor Michael DUKAKIS - talks about polls in Texas.] [In several locations, BENTSEN - campaigns.] Bentsen noted running for both Senate seat and vice president [Texas house speaker Gib LEWIS - says state could elect Texans for both Senator and president]

(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.

(DC: Cokie Roberts) Role of Quayle in campaign reported; scenes shown. [On August 16, August 30, September 25, Vice President George BUSH - directs campaign to young Americans] Controversies over Quayle's background mentioned. [QUAYLE - campaigns. before children of the '60's.] [Naisbitt Group social forecaster John ELKINS - comments on younger generation of voters.] [Democrat pollster Peter HART - criticizes Quayle.] [QUAYLE - stammers.] [Bush campaign co-chairperson Representative Lynn MARTIN - says voters will decide between Bush and Dukakis.] Impt. of "baby boomers" to ticket noted.

Reporter(s):
Compton, Ann;
Donaldson, Sam;
Roberts, Cokie
Duration:
00:05:00

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