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Campaign '88 / Democrats / New York #115037

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 17, 1988
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Verbal attack by New York City Mayor Ed Koch on Democrat cand. Jesse Jackson reported Results of ABC News/"Washington Post" tracking poll on Democrat cands.' standing in New York prior to primary outlined on screen. Report introduced.

(NYC: Jim Wooten) Status of Democrat campaign in New York City featured; scenes shown of Jackson on campaign trail across bridge. [On "This Wk.", KOCH - calls Jackson a liar.] [On "This Wk.", Senator Albert GORE - refuses to question Jackson's honesty.] [JACKSON - says campaign won't surrender to negativisms.] Jackson's "Hymietown" remark mentioned. [[On WMBC, JACKSON - says one must admit errors.] Scenes shown of Koch, Gore and Governor Michael Dukakis in Fifth Avenue parade saluting 40th anniversary of Israel. Impt. of Jewish voter in New York primary noted; rancor of Koch's attack on Jackson reiterated.

(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Tuesday primary in New York previewed; statement from Governor Mario Cuomo on possible Jackson victory quoted.

Donaldson, Sam;
Wooten, Jim

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