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Campaign '88 / Democrats / Convention / The Media #116872

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 19, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Ratio of journalists to delegates at convention noted. Report introduced.

(Convention floor: Jeff Greenfield) Politicians as media people at conv. featured; scenes shown. [Ex-vice presidential candidate Geraldine FERRARO - explains doing something different here.] Role as journalists for Gary Hart and '84 campaign mgrs. Bob Beckel and Ed Rollins noted. [BECKEL - says it is more fun to talk about it than to do it.] Transition from White House to television journalism for Pierre Salinger and Bill Moyers recalled; photos shown. Changing role of journalists Diane Sawyer and Ken Bode noted. [BECKEL - likens role to color commentator in football.] [FERRARO -says she has lived pols.] [ROLLINS - comments.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Tonight's convention coverage previewed.

Greenfield, Jeff;
Jennings, Peter

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