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Campaign '92 / Democrats #133740

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Mar 23, 1991
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Washington: Sheilah Kast) Emergence of no major candidates for campaign '92 during this spring's Democratic Party meeting featured; scenes shown from meeting. [Paul Tsongas' sister Thaleia Tsongas SCHLESINGER - comments.] [Senator Jay ROCKEFELLER - criticizes President Bush and Vice President Dan Quayle.] Possible non-candidates who may become candidates, Representative Richard Gephardt, Senators Sam Nunn, George Mitchell, Lloyd Bentsen, Bob Kerrey and Albert Gore, Governors Douglas Wilder and Mario Cuomo, and Jesse Jackson and George McGovern, mentioned. [Democratic national committee chairman Ron BROWN - says the campaign is too long anyway.] [Representative Thomas FOLEY - says we will win the presidency.]

(Studio: Carole Simpson; Washington: Hal Bruno) Need for Democrats to focus on domestic issues and get a credible candidate who will not hurt the rest of the ticket discussed; importance of the length of the recession to the campaign noted.

Bruno, Hal;
Kast, Sheilah;
Simpson, Carole

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