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'89 Elections / Bush #119809

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 03, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: John Martin) '89 election campaigns. for governor in Virginia and New Jersey and for mayor of New York City featured; scenes shown of President Bush campaign for Republicans Marshall Coleman in Virginia, James Courter in New Jersey and Rudolph Giuliani in NYC. [BUSH - campaigns.] The changing positions of the three Republican cands. on the key issue of abortion detailed. [Republican national chairperson Lee ATWATER, Democrat pollster Harrison HICKMAN - discuss why Bush is campaign for cands. who may lose.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Alexandria, Virginia: Jim Wooten) Virginia gubernatorial election featured; scenes shown of black candidate Doug. Wilder on the campaign trail against Coleman. [COLEMAN - comments.] Abortion, not race, noted to be key issue in the race; negative campaign advertisement shown. [COLEMAN, WILDER - comment on ads.]

Jennings, Peter;
Martin, John;
Wooten, Jim

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