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Campaign '88 / Democrats / Dukakis / Bentsen #117335

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 13, 1988
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Poll showing narrowing of gap between Governor Michael Dukakis and Vice President George Bush noted. Report introduced.

(Hyannis, Massachusetts: Joe Bergantino) Response of Dukakis to ABC News poll results reported [DUKAKIS - comments on the race.] Dukakis camp reported targeting California and Texas in its advertising campaign; scenes shown from TV ad. [DUKAKIS - campaigns on economic issues.]

(Kingsville, Texas: Ann Compton) Democrat blitz in Texas featured; scenes shown. [Senator Lloyd BENTSEN - says Texas will be battleground.] Bentsen's criticism of Republicans detailed. [BENTSEN - comments on Republican platform.] Bentsen noted also running for reelection in Senate; TV advertisement shown.

Bergantino, Joe;
Compton, Ann;
Simpson, Carole

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