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Campaign '88 / Democrats / Dukakis #115650

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 18, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Governor Michael Dukakis reported winning delegates from OR; delegate estimates outlined on screen. Report introduced.

(Boston, Massachusetts: Gail Harris) Style of Dukakis featured; details given, scenes shown. [At Saint Patrick's Day fete, MAN - jokes about Dukakis' lack of charisma.] [Dukakis biographer Charles KENNEY - says Dukakis is a smart guy.] Scenes shown of Dukakis' style on campaign trail across nation [DUKAKIS - says he's in public service to make a real difference.] [KENNEY - discusses Dukakis.] [DUKAKIS - argues.] [Ex-Massachusetts senate president Kevin HARRINGTON - recalls incident where he and Dukakis almost got into fight.] Dukakis' family life noted. [Family friend Sandy BAKALAR - discusses Dukakis' private life.] Death of his first daughter and older brother mentioned; photos shown. [Massachusetts senate president William BULGER - discusses Dukakis' pol. career.] [KENNEY - says Dukakis will be tough against Bush.] Pol. style of John F. Kennedy recalled.

Harris, Gail;
Jennings, Peter

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