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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Boston, Massachusetts: Brit Hume) Endorsement of Vice President George Bush by police union in Boston, Massachusetts, reported; scenes shown. [Boston Police Patrolmen's Association spokesperson Robert GUINEY - says Governor Michael Dukakis is no friend of the police.] [BUSH - receives endorsement.] [Union attorney Frank McGEE - discusses last- minute telephone conversation with Dukakis.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Dukakis shown on campaign trail surrounded by uniformed police; details given of network failure to have audio available. Anchor describes film of Dukakis with police and Governor Mario Cuomo and quotes Dukakis. Report introduced.
(Boston, Massachusetts: Jackie Judd) Campaign issues of crime and law enforcement featured; Willie Horton Massachusetts prison furlough case noted; details given of prison furlough programs, Bush TV ad shown. Dukakis' change of position on furlough program and his stance on the death penalty and gun control explained. Bush's criticism of Dukakis' position of various legal/crime issues noted. [Criminologist James FOX -says Massachusetts is safer since Dukakis took ofc.]
- Hume, Brit;
- Jennings, Peter;
- Judd, Jackie
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