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Campaign '88 / New Hampshire / Republicans #113834

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 13, 1988
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(Studio: Barry Serafin) Results of ABC News/"Washington Post" tracking poll on standings of Republican cands. Senator Robert Dole and Vice President George Bush outlined on screen; withdrawal of Alexander Haig from race noted. Report introduced.

(Manchester, New Hampshire: Carole Simpson) Appearance of Dole at press conf. with supporters Haig, television star Billy Moses and prominent Republican Don. Rumsfeld reported [Ex-defense secretary RUMSFELD - says Dole has fiber to deal with foreign policy.] [DOLE -says their support means great deal.] Impact of Haig endorsement of Dole on Bush noted. [BUSH - telephones; says won't raise taxes.] Bush shown campaign with baseball great Ted Williams.

(Studio: Barry Serafin) Results of ABC News/"Washington Post" tracking poll on standings of other Republican cands. outlined on screen. Report introduced.

(Manchester, New Hampshire: Rebecca Chase) Pat Robertson's campaign in New Hampshire featured; details given, scenes shown. [WOMAN - says first saw Robertson on "700 Club".] [ROBERTSON - wants to see American's greatness restored; says doesn't want to be referred to as television evangelist.] Robertson's image discussed. [In interview with David Frost, ROBERTSON - talks about speaking in tongues.] Robertson's impatience with being questioned about relig. beliefs noted. [ROBERTSON - says faces religion bigotry as did John F. Kennedy in 1960.] Rel. of Robertson's religion beliefs and political campaign reiterated.

(Studio: Barry Serafin) Appearance of Dole and Senator Albert Gore on "This Wk." announced.

Chase, Rebecca;
Serafin, Barry;
Simpson, Carole

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