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Presidential Succession / Quayle #135032

ABC Evening News for Sunday, May 05, 1991
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Washington: Carole Simpson) The question of presidential succession in light of President Bush's health problems featured; scenes shown. [Vice President Dan QUAYLE - talks about Bush.] [On August 17, 1988, BUSH - picks Quayle.] [During vice presidential debate on October 5, 1988, QUAYLE - talks about what he would do if he had to succeed Bush.] Findings of "Time" poll on Quayle's qualifications for the presidency outlined on screen. [Republican analyst Kevin PHILLIPS - talks about the Quayle problem.]

(Studio: Forrest Sawyer; Capitol Hill: Cokie Roberts) Quayle, the '92 ticket, the Quayle jokes and what the Republicans and the Democrats can do with Quayle now in the spotlight discussed.

(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Reaction from former President Ronald Reagan reviewed.

Reporter(s):
Roberts, Cokie;
Sawyer, Forrest;
Simpson, Carole
Duration:
00:04:20

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