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Campaign '88 / Bush #115660

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 19, 1988
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(Studio: Ted Koppel) Vice President George Bush's problems in establishing own political identity while not breaking with President Reagan or conservatives reported Report introduced.

(DC: Carole Simpson) Concern over Bush's prospects featured. [Ex-White House political director Edward ROLLINS - says it will be close race.] Bush shown campaign in West; negative and positive issues facing Bush outlined on screen. [Representative Jim LEACH - says Reagan is Teflon president, while problems seem to stick to Bush like Velcro.] [BUSH - says press raises negative issues.] Bush's standings in poll in relationship to Governor Michael Dukakis outlined on screen. Bush's efforts to separate himself from Reagan reported illustration by his stmts. on Noriega and by his meeting with black leaders

Koppel, Ted;
Simpson, Carole

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