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ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 20, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Status of Governor Michael Dukakis' campaign after New York primary reported Report introduced.

(Needham, Massachusetts: Sam Donaldson) Response of Dukakis camp to New York results featured; scenes shown. [DUKAKIS - says things look good.] [At press conf., DUKAKIS - reads off Massachusetts economy figs.] [Dukakis campaign manager Susan ESTRICH - comments.] Expectation that Senator Albert Gore will suspend campaign reported [DUKAKIS - says it's a two-man race.] Jesse Jackson and Vice President George Bush mentioned.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) ABC delegate estimate for Democrat cands. outlined on screen. Report introduced.

(NYC: Brit Hume) Jackson shown campaign in Pennsylvania. [JACKSON - congratulates Dukakis on New York campaign; discusses Democrats winning in '88.] Stmt. from Jackson campaign manager Gerald Austin in "Los Angeles Times" that Jackson might accept vice president slot reported [AUSTIN - comments on vice president] Rel. of Jackson and Democratic party reiterated.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Gore reported set to suspend campaign tomorrow.

Donaldson, Sam;
Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter

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