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Campaign '88 / Dole-Bush / Democrats / Television Ads #114174

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 04, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Des Moines, Iowa: Barry Serafin) "Des Moines Register" story of efforts of Senator Robert Dole on behalf of former aide seeking Small Business Administration contract reported; details given, scenes shown. [DOLE - says it's legal to make calls to government agencies.] [Iowa Republican party co-chairperson Dave OMAN - says newspeople are dogging Dole.] Dole's response to charge of "cronyism" and "mean- spiritedness" attributed to him by aide to Vice President George Bush reported [DOLE - calls for strong leadership] [BUSH - says hopes to stay above the fray.] [DOLE - accuses Bush of new low in campaigning.] Dole's face-to-face confrontation with Bush on floor of Congress reported

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Des Moines, Iowa: Jim Wooten) Role of television in Democratic presidential campaign in Iowa featured; details given, scenes shown of Governor Michael Dukakis, Senator Paul Simon, Bruce Babbitt campaign television ads for Babbitt, Representative Richard Gephardt, Dukakis, Simon shown; Jesse Jackson, Gary Hart mentioned.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Results of University of New Hampshire/WMUR-TV poll of predicted New Hampshire primary results given.

Jennings, Peter;
Serafin, Barry;
Wooten, Jim

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