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Campaign '88 / Dukakis / Foreign Policy Issue #115474

ABC Evening News for Sunday, May 01, 1988
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Plea by presidential candidate Governor Michael Dukakis to Ohio voters to ignore "Akron Beacon-Journal" poll that declared him way ahead of Jesse Jackson reported Report introduced. (DC: Jackie Judd) Impt. of foreign policy positions on likely presidential race between Dukakis and Vice President George Bush reported [In February 1980, BUSH - discusses for. policy.] [BUSH - says he has more experience in area of foreign policy.] [Bush deputy campaign manager Rich BOND - criticizes Dukakis.] Efforts by Bush camp to attack Dukakis on issue of foreign policy described. Contrasting positions of Bush and Dukakis in several areas of foreign policy outlined on screen. [DUKAKIS - says Bush sat next to President Reagan and did nothing about Iran/Contra affair.] [Conservative analyst Kevin PHILLIPS - says Democrats can make that issue have more sting.] Strategies of Bush and Dukakis outlined; Bush TV ad shown.

Donaldson, Sam;
Judd, Jackie

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