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Campaign '88 / Republican Convention / Vice President #117348

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 14, 1988
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Mystery over choice for vice president noted. Report introduced.

(New Orleans, Louisiana: Jackie Judd) Comments from possible vice president choices featured. [On "This Wk.", Senator Robert DOLE, Representative Jack KEMP, Senators Dan QUAYLE, Alan SIMPSON, Lamar ALEXANDER - talk about President Reagan, Vice President George Bush and the vice president] Analysis of today's events noted. [Pol. analyst William SCHNEIDER, "US News and World Report" David GERGEN, Bush campaign manager Lee ATWATER - talk about selection of vice president] Role of evasiveness in talking about vice president selection noted. [On "This Wk.", Bush campaign manager James BAKER - talks about national security advisor Colin Powell as a possibility.]

(Studio: Sam Donaldson; Convention floor: Lynn Sherr) Unlikelihood that Bush will select woman as running mate analyzed; Walter Mondale, Elizabeth Dole, Jeane Kirkpatrick, Senator Lloyd Bentsen mentioned. Qualifications of Robert Dole detailed.

(Studio: Sam Donaldson; Convention floor: Brit Hume) Bush's criteria for vice president selection analyzed; Robert Dole, Quayle, Kemp mentioned.

(Studio: Sam Donaldson; Convention floor: Jeff Greenfield) Qualifications of ex-baseball manager Billy Martin described. Bush's likely nominee described.

Donaldson, Sam;
Judd, Jackie

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