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Campaign '88 / Bush / Black Vote / Platform #117296

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 11, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: Brit Hume) Efforts by Vice President George Bush to appeal to black voters featured; details given, scenes shown. [BUSH - says he's not writing off black vote; explains his conservatism as it relates to black Americans] Bush's civil rights record reviewed.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New Orleans, Louisiana: Jim Wooten) Writing of Republican platform reported; details given of platform planks. [Senator Lowell WEICKER - comments on platform committee 's position on abortion.] [Committee members Lola PETERSON, Nancy JOHNSON - respond.] Bush's need to appeal to Republican right reiterated.

Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter;
Wooten, Jim

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