ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 03, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(NYC: Richard Threlkeld) Message and record of Representative Richard Gephardt profiled; scenes shown from campaign trail. [GEPHARDT - attacks establishment.] Paradox of establishment political attacking establishment reported; Gephardt's establishment Congressional record detailed. [GEPHARDT - says always fought status quo.] Criticism of Gephardt for switching positions on issues noted. [Missouri Citizens for Life spokesperson Loretta WAGNER - calls Gephardt political chameleon.] [GEPHARDT - discusses abortion.] [WAGNER - says if Gephardt can switch on abortion, he could change on any other issue.] Gephardt's Congress voting record on various issues outlined on screen. [GEPHARDT - discusses change; campaigns. on issue of foreign trade.] Support for Gephardt from fellow Democratic Congress noted. [Representative Sander LEVIN - praises Gephardt.]