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Campaign '88 / Vice Presidential Candidates / Quayle, Bentsen #118009

ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 19, 1988
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(Studio: Barry Serafin) Report introduced.

(Atlanta, Georgia: Joe Bergantino) campaign. by Republican vice presidential candidate Senator Dan Quayle and role of image maker Stu Spencer featured; details given of strategy behind Quayle's campaign, scenes shown. [QUAYLE - talks vaguely; discusses value of scripted speech.] [Pol. analyst Kevin PHILLIPS - says Republicans can't keep Quayle in rigidly controlled framework for rest of campaign]

(Studio: Barry Serafin) Report introduced.

(DC: Ann Compton) Strategy behind Democratic vice presidential candidate Senator Lloyd Bentsen's campaign in South featured; details given of attempts to get local press coverage; scenes shown. [On Memphis, Tennessee, TV, BENTSEN - campaigns.] Scenes shown of Governor Michael Dukakis in tank and Bentsen in old warplane. [Bentsen chief of staff Joseph O'NEILL - explains Bentsen's media strategy.]

(Studio: Barry Serafin) Today's campaign schedule for Vice President George Bush and Dukakis outlined; scenes shown of Dukakis in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Bergantino, Joe;
Compton, Ann;
Serafin, Barry

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