× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Campaign '88 / Bush vs. Dukakis #112666

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Oct 30, 1988
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Stmts. from both political camps about tightening of polls noted. Report introduced.

(Fresno, California: Joe Bergantino) campaign. by Governor Michael Dukakis in California featured; scenes shown. [On train, DUKAKIS - says he's a liberal in tradition of Franklin Roosevelt and John Kennedy; campaigns. against Vice President George Bush.] Maryland Republican campaign literature about Willie Horton prison furlough case explained. [DUKAKIS - says Bush must take care of this kind of campaign material.] [On "Face The Nation", Bush campaign chairperson James BAKER - says that literature is unauthorized.] [MD state Republican party Michael BURNS - says this is the way to get conservative voters.]

(DC: Mike von Fremd) campaign. by Bush featured; scenes shown from hurried campaign in Montgomery Cnty., Pennsylvania. [On phone, BUSH - calls voter.] [On car microphone, BUSH - says "get out and vote."] Bush shown posing with John Cardinal Krol in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. [BUSH, campaign chairperson James BAKER - comment on polls.]

(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Endorsement of Dukakis and Bush by newspapers reported; newspapers named. "Saint Paul Pioneer Press Dispatch" said endorsing both men.

Reporter(s):
Bergantino, Joe;
Donaldson, Sam;
von Fremd, Mike
Duration:
00:04:50

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.