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Campaign '88 / Bush vs. Dukakis #112555

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 25, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Chgs. and counterchgs. between Vice President George Bush and Governor Michael Dukakis noted. Report introduced.

(North Canton, Ohio: Brit Hume) campaign. by Bush in Ohio featured; scenes shown. [BUSH -talks about Dukakis' record.] Denial by Bush camp of racial content in ads. about furloughed black murderer Willie Horton reported; ads. shown. [Senator Arlen SPECTER - explains campaign manager Jim Baker's response to ad.] New Bush advertisement challenging Dukakis' claims about Massachusetts pension fund shown.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Bush camp's claim that Dukakis raided Massachusetts pension fund to balance budget detailed. Report introduced.

(San Francisco, California: Sam Donaldson) campaign. by Dukakis in California featured; scenes shown. [DUKAKIS - campaigns. on defense issue.] New advertising campaign strategy outlined. [MAN - comments.] Dukakis ads. shown. [Dukakis campaign spokesperson John SASSO - says Bush has had to defend his ads.] Dukakis noted beginning series of interviews with television networks.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Announcement of special "Nightline" with Dukakis given.

Donaldson, Sam;
Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter

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