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Campaign '88 / Du Pont and Babbitt / Withdrawal #113924

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 18, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Withdrawal of Democrat cands. Pierre du Pont and Bruce Babbitt from race reported [Du PONT - says American gives everyone chance to try.] [BABBITT - comments.] Report introduced.

(DC: Richard Threlkeld) Babbitt's campaign in New Hampshire featured. [BABBITT - says had hoped to do well in Iowa.] Babbitt's knowledge that campaign was ending noted; Babbitt's problem with his television image stated. [WOMAN - says Babbitt looks much better in person than on TV.] [While campaign, BABBITT - asks for voters' help.] [BABBITT - talks about exit polls and ending of race in New Hampshire.] Party at Babbitt headquarters shown following New Hampshire primary. [BABBITT - says we blazed new ground.] Babbitt family shown visiting Lincoln Memorial in DC.

Jennings, Peter;
Threlkeld, Richard

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