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Campaign '88 / Dukakis / Iran/Contra Affair #117696

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 30, 1988
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(Studio: Barry Serafin) Report introduced.

(Springfield, Massachusetts: Jim Wooten) Efforts by Governor Michael Dukakis to gain ground in president election campaign against Vice President George Bush by focusing on Iran/Contra affair reported; details given of book by Senators William Cohen and George Mitchell, "Men of Zeal", which says Bush knew about sale of weapons to Iran. [DUKAKIS - says Bush endorsed sale of arms to Iran, thus failing test of leadership] Scenes shown of Dukakis touring Massachusetts. Impt. of Dukakis' frontal assault on opponent noted.

Serafin, Barry;
Wooten, Jim

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