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Campaign '88 / Bush vs. Dukakis / Quayle / Crime Issue #112769

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 07, 1988
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Democrats' continued attack on Senator Dan Quayle in wake of vice president debate noted. Report introduced.

(Saint Louis, Missouri: Jackie Judd) campaign. by Governor Michael Dukakis in Saint Louis featured; details given, scenes shown. [At auto plant, DUKAKIS - criticizes Quayle's performance in debate.] Faux pas by Dukakis re: ownership of auto plant here explained.

(Studio: Sam Donaldson) campaign. by Vice President George Bush in Ohio reported; scenes shown. Bush's criticism of Dukakis' stand on crime noted. Report introduced.

(DC: John Martin) Case in which Clifford Barnes and wife Angela, then his fiance, were attacked by Willie Horton, who had escaped from Massachusetts prison furlough program, reviewed; details given, scenes and photos shown. [Clifford BARNES - says he has never heard from Dukakis camp.] [BUSH - attacks Massachusetts furlough program.] History of furlough programs in Massachusetts and elsewhere detailed. Furlough crimes during President Reagan's California governorship recalled.

(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report on Quayle reintrod.

(Dallas, Texas: Ann Compton) campaigns. by Senator Lloyd Bentsen and Quayle featured; scenes shown. [BENTSEN - says he can't imagine Quayle facing down Mikhail Gorbachev the way President John F. Kennedy faced down Nikita Khrushchev; calls debate a turning point in election] Issue of Kennedy comparison during debate discussed. [QUAYLE - says his assignment is to take the heat.]

Compton, Ann;
Donaldson, Sam;
Judd, Jackie;
Martin, John

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