ABC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 13, 1988
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.
(Chicago, Illinois: Jackie Judd) Changes in Chicago, Illinois, pols. now that Democrat machine of late Mayor Richard Daley and late Mayor Harold Washington no longer functions reported [Alderman Edward BURKE - says cands. no longer have organizational strength.] Scenes shown of various president cands. campaign and historical film of Daley; Daley's role in delivering delegates for Adlai Stevenson, Hubert Humphrey and Jimmy Carter noted. Daley's aid to John F. Kennedy's election recalled; film shown. Washington's political organization recalled. Chicago said now called the "Beirut of pols." because of ldrless. chaos following Washington's recent death. [Illinois state representativeAl RONAN - says cands. have to touch bases all over town.] [Pol. consultant Don ROSE - discusses pol. situation.] Endorsement of Jesse Jackson by acting mayor, Eugene Sawyer, noted. [Alderman Tim EVANS - explains Jackson's strategy in Chicago.] Favorite sons Jackson and Senator Paul Simon noted. [ROSE - says Chicago has become Balkanized.]
(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Carter's wooing of Daley recalled; Daley's title as "kingmaker" noted.