ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 15, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Results of ABC News/"Washington Post" tracking poll on Republican cands. outlined on screen. Report introduced.
(Manchester, New Hampshire: Barry Serafin) Endorsement of Vice President George Bush by ex-Senator Barry Goldwater reported [GOLDWATER - says who the hell is more conservative than Bush.] [BUSH - says Goldwater endorsement is what doctor ordered.] Bush-Goldwater TV ad shown. [Dole pollster Richard WIRTHLIN - responds to Bush.] Senator Robert Dole shown campaign [DOLE - says lets see how winning feels.] Pat Robertson shown in boxing ring. Robertson's claim during last debate that USSR missiles are in Cuba recalled. [ROBERTSON - says President has said there have been violations of John F. Kennedy-Nikita Khrushchev accords.] Stmt. from White House spokesperson Marlin Fitzwater that USSR missile sites in Cuba were destroyed in 1962 and that there are no other missiles deployed there quoted. [ROBERTSON - says joint chiefs of staff chairperson Admiral William Crowe responded to questioning in Senate For. Relations Committee by Senator Jesse Helms by saying there were offensive missiles in Cuba.] Stmt. by Crowe denying Robertson's stmts. quoted.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Results of ABC News/"Washington Post" tracking poll on standings of Robertson among Republicans outlined on screen; figs. for Representative Jack Kemp mentioned.