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Campaign '88 / Republican Convention / Reagan / Bush #117346

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 14, 1988
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Arrival of President Reagan in New Orleans, Louisiana, for his last party convention as president reported; scenes shown. Report introduced.

(New Orleans, Louisiana: Lark McCarthy) Welcoming for Reagan and his campaign for Republicans featured; scenes shown. [REAGAN - criticizes Democrat conv.; campaigns.; recalls Democrats who voted for him in last elecs.; criticizes liberals; calls for election of Vice President George Bush.]

(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Anticipation of Reagan's speech tomorrow noted. [Bush campaign co-chairperson Paul LAXALT - talks about Republican party, Reagan, Bush, Governor Michael Dukakis and Reagan's role in Bush campaign] Bush reported working on his acceptance speech with new campaign chairperson James Baker; photograph shown. Baker's approval of Federal Reserve Bd.'s decision to raise discount interest rate reported

Donaldson, Sam;
McCarthy, Lark

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