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Campaign '88 / Republican Convention / Vice President #117332

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 13, 1988
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(New Orleans, Louisiana: Jackie Judd) Vice president guessing game in New Orleans, site of upcoming Republican conv., featured; details given, scenes shown. [PEOPLE - name various possibilities.] [Bush campaign manager Lee ATWATER - says Vice President George Bush will call someone up just after he makes decision.] Choices for vice president examined; "out" cands. named. [Senator Robert DOLE - talks about vice president] Dole, Elizabeth Dole, Representative Jack Kemp, Senators Alan Simpson, Pete Domenici, ex-Governor Lamar Alexander, Senator Dan Quayle named as possible choices. [KEMP, QUAYLE - comment.] [Conservative activist Paul WEYRICH - talks about Quayle.] Republican right noted urging Bush to pick one of their own. [Senator Gordon HUMPHREY - comments.] [Pol. analyst William SCHNEIDER - says Republican right does not have agenda.]

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Vice President choice analyzed. [Republican pollster Richard WIRTHLIN - names six strong contenders; discusses Quayle's qualifications; considers Robert Dole.] Report introduced.

Judd, Jackie;
Simpson, Carole

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