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Campaign '88 / Democrats / Jackson #115488

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 10, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Expectation by Governor Michael Dukakis of easy victories in West Virginia and Nebraska reported Report introduced.

(DC: Jim Wooten) Incident of racial remarks made to Jesse Jackson in West Virginia reported [JACKSON - refers to "nigger" remark.] Accusations by Jackson of covert racism by Democrat hierarchy, especially in the "Super Tuesday" primaries rhetoric of North Carolina Senator Terry Sanford, ex-Virginia governor Charles Robb and other supporters of Senator Albert Gore, reported [JACKSON - says we have obligation to eradicate unfounded fears.] [Jackson advisor Ann LEWIS - says some voters have their choices constricted by race.] Possibility that Jackson's remarks may signal less than smooth Democratic Convention noted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Announcement that Dukakis will start receiving Secret Service protection tomorrow reported

Jennings, Peter;
Wooten, Jim

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