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'89 Elections / Negative Campaigning #119890

ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 06, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Tomorrow's gubernatorial elecs. in Virginia and New Jersey and mayoral elecs. in New York City and Seattle, WA, noted. Report introduced.

(NYC: Jeff Greenfield) Negative campaign in this year's elecs. featured; exs. of ads. featuring cands. Jim Courter, Marshall Coleman and Doug. Wilder shown. [Media consultant David GARTH - says the shock value is number 1.] Use of Pinocchio's nose in race for governor in New Jersey between Courter and James Florio shown. Efforts to restrict this type of campaign noted. [Elections analyst Curtis GANS - calls for accountability and answerability.]

Greenfield, Jeff;
Jennings, Peter

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