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Campaign '88 / Democrats / New York / Jews #114915

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 11, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(NYC: Jim Wooten) Impt. of Jewish vote in Democratic primary campaign in New York featured; scenes shown. [At rally for Jesse Jackson, PEOPLE - debate Jackson's relationship with Jews.] [New York City Mayor Edward KOCH - says Jews and supporters of Israel would be crazy to vote for him.] Issue of Jackson's link to Louis Farrakhan and PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Yasir Arafat described; scenes shown. [Teamsters Union spokesperson Barry FEINSTEIN - says Koch does not speak for him.] Jackson's efforts to bridge gulf with Jews noted. [JACKSON - says blacks and Jews must find common ground.] [Governor Michael DUKAKIS - says Arab leaders have rejected chance to sit down with Israel.] Senator Albert Gore's efforts to draw Jewish vote reported [GORE - says he won't change views.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Wooten, Jim
Duration:
00:02:30

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