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Campaign '88 / Democrats / Convention #116890

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 20, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Preview of conv.'s third day given. Report introduced.

(Convention floor: Sam Donaldson) Today noted to be day Governor Michael Dukakis will be nomination to president; details given of Dukakis' day, scenes shown at luncheon honoring Kitty Dukakis. [DUKAKIS - talks about coming to Atlanta and about Jesse Jackson.] Likely themes of Dukakis' acceptance speech detailed. [At meeting with Atlanta Boys Club, DUKAKIS - accepts t-shirt.] Dukakis' style contrasted to that of Ronald Reagan.

(Studio: Peter Jennings, Sam Donaldson) Issue of whether or not Dukakis will come to convention on his nomination night discussed.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Attn. given to Jackson noted. Report introduced.

(Convention floor: Brit Hume) Continue of Jackson campaign reported; scenes shown. [At Southern Christian Leadership Conference meeting, JACKSON - talks about lessons of this campaign; discusses his lengthy campaign] Nature of Dukakis-Jackson accords detailed. [At photo opportunity with Senator Edward Kennedy, JACKSON - talks about campaign rel.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings, Brit Hume) Jackson's ability to remain in center of news at convention noted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Media presence at convention noted. Report introduced.

(Convention floor: Jeff Greenfield) History of roll call vote for cand.'s nom. reviewed; scenes shown from several convs. [Roll call counter Dorothy BUSH - explains how to use roll call computer.] Tradition of roll call vote reiterated.

Donaldson, Sam;
Greenfield, Jeff;
Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter

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