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Campaign '88 / Bush (Part VII) #114830

ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 07, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Lancaster, SC: Carole Simpson) Republican front-runner Vice President George Bush profiled; Bush television ads. shown. Bush's qualities and supporters noted. [Ex- Senator Barry GOLDWATER - backs Bush.] Issue of Bush's ideas and his toughness discussed. [Pol. analyst Kevin PHILLIPS - says Bush is an overstuffed resume.] Bush's negative image labels enumerated; scenes shown from Syndicast Services' "DC Follies". [BUSH - says you can't try to convince people about one image or another.] [On campaign trail, BUSH - says his game is backgammon, not checkers.] September 1944 historical film of Bush on naval ship shown. Criticism of Bush's slavish support of President Reagan reported [BUSH - says it was right to stand with Reagan.] Bush's efforts to counteract "the wimp thing" described. [Answering question from newspaper ed., BUSH - says "you owe it to me."] Bush's efforts to relate to common folk shown.

Jennings, Peter;
Simpson, Carole

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