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Campaign '88 / Republicans / Maine / Robertson #114115

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 27, 1988
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(Studio: Barry Serafin) Standing among Republicans in Maine caucuses reported; cands. named. Report introduced.

(Atlanta, Georgia: Mike von Fremd) Pat Robertson reported arriving in Baton Rouge, LA, to comfort evangelist Jimmy Swaggart; scenes shown. [ROBERTSON - says wants to help someone in need despite political risks.] Indication by Robertson that Vice President George Bush might have had role in exposing Swaggart in order to hurt Robertson's political chances recalled. [In Kingsport, Tennessee, BUSH - says wants to keep campaign on high plane.] Bush shown pitching horseshoes and visiting parents'house in Tennessee. Role of Bush and Representative Jack Kemp in upcoming debate here previewed.

von Fremd, Mike;
Serafin, Barry

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