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Campaign '88 / Republicans / Bush / Democrats #115011

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 15, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Luncheon for Vice President George Bush reported thrown in Washington, DC by Senator Robert Dole to foster Republican unity; scenes shown. Report introduced.

(DC: Barry Serafin) Former fellow party critics of Bush reported now praising him; likely use of Republican attacks on Bush by Democrats examined. [Representative Jack KEMP - comments on Bush.] [Democrat media consultant Frank GREER - says there is a gold mine of criticism of Bush on videotape.] [DOLE - criticizes Bush about Iran/Contra.] [Cands. Alexander HAIG, Pat ROBERTSON, DOLE - attack Bush.] Democrats' tactics noted. [Democratic national committee chairperson Paul KIRK - recalls Republican attacks on Bush.] [GREER - says Republicans criticized Bush.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) ABC delegate estimate following selection of last of "super delegates" given for Democrat cands. Results of ABC tracking poll on standings in New York primary following endorsement of Senator Albert Gore by NYC mayor given.

Jennings, Peter;
Serafin, Barry

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