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Campaign '88 / Democrats / Dukakis and Jackson #116785

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jul 15, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Eve of Democratic Convention noted. Report introduced.

(Louisville, Kentucky: Brit Hume) Jesse Jackson's campaign caravan featured; scenes shown. [JACKSON - discusses his relationship with Governor Michael Dukakis.] Issue of Jackson's role in Dukakis' fall campaign explained.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Atlanta, Georgia: Jim Wooten) Jackson's backstage campaign featured; scenes shown of Bert Lance, who is trying to make deal for Jackson with Dukakis. [LANCE - says no one is served by getting into a battle.] Dealings between Dukakis aides Paul Brountas and Susan Estrich and Jackson advrs. Ron Brown and John White detailed. [Mayor Andrew YOUNG - talks about the "other wing" of Democratic party] Suggestion by Lance that Jimmy Carter mediate between two camps reported Issue of possible challenge by Jackson to be nomination as vice president choice noted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Memo from Richard Nixon analyzing Democratic ticket quoted.

Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter;
Wooten, Jim

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