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Campaign '92 / Bush vs. Clinton / Debate #137891

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Oct 11, 1992
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Confrontation between representatives of the camps of President Bush and Democrat Bill Clinton prior to tonight's presidential debate featured. [On "This Week with David Brinkley", Secretary of Labor Lynn MARTIN, Clinton campaign adviser George STEPHANOPOULOS - argue about unemployment figures.] [On "Face the Nation", Bush campaign aide Mary MATALIN, Clinton aide Mandy GRUNWALD - bicker.] Latest standings of Bush, Clinton and Ross Perot in the ABC News poll outlined.

(Saint Louis: Chris Bury) Background to Clinton's appearance in the debate tonight featured; scenes shown of him testing jackets at the debate podium. [Clinton national campaign manager David WILHELM - says the skeptics will be convinced.] Clinton noted having trouble with his voice. Clinton's handlers' spin on Bush's attacks on his anti-war activities and his 1969 visit to Russia noted.

(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Saint Louis: Brit Hume) The incumbent's preparations for tonight's debate featured. [White House Chief of Staff James BAKER - says Bush is ready.] Latest Bush television ad shown. Bush said planning to emphasize the issue of trust.

(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Perot's preparations reported. The last meeting of Bush and Clinton recalled. [At the education summit in 1989, BUSH - tells Clinton "well done" for his speech.]

Bury, Chris;
Hume, Brit;
Sawyer, Forrest

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