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Campaign '88 / Bush vs. Dukakis / Debate #112652

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 03, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) League of Women Voters reported withdrawing sponsorship from next president debate. Report introduced.

(DC: Barry Serafin) Reasons for league's actions explained. [League of Women Voters spokesperson Nancy NEUMAN - says league will not be accessory to hoodwinking of American public.] Chgs. by league that Vice President George Bush and Governor Michael Dukakis insist on controlling format of debate. Announcement by Commission on President Debates that it would step in if funds could be raised. [Commission on President Debates spokesperson Janet BROWN - says group would do professional job.] [DUKAKIS - responds.] Plans for second president debate reviewed.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Offer by four television networks to sponsor debate noted.

Jennings, Peter;
Serafin, Barry

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