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Campaign '92 / Bush vs. Clinton / Day After The Debate #137909

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 12, 1992
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jeff Greenfield) Last night's debate between President Bush, Democrat Bill Clinton and Ross Perot reviewed and analyzed; scenes shown from the debate. [CLINTON - emphasizes change.] [BUSH - opposes tax and spend.] [PEROT - offers quips.] [BUSH - talks about Clinton's character and judgment.] [CLINTON - criticizes the image of Joseph McCarthy used in Bush's attacks on his patriotism.] Views of the "spin doctors" noted. [Governor Ann RICHARDS, Secretary of Labor Lynn MARTIN - comment.] ABC's post- debate poll figures cited. Events that have been described as defining moments for Bush this year reviewed.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Campaign Watch stories introduced.

(Holland, Michigan: Brit Hume) Campaigning by Bush in Pennsylvania featured; scenes shown. [BUSH - says he did okay in the debate.] Absence of any evidence of a dramatic move by Bush noted. Statement from White House spokesman Marlin Fitzwater that there will be a new economic policy team presumably replacing economic adviser Michael Boskin, Treasury Secretary Nicholas Brady and OMB director Richard Darman reported.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Richards' statement about Bush, "stick a fork in him, he's done," quoted.

(Philadelphia: Chris Bury) Campaigning by Clinton in Philadelphia featured. [CLINTON - likens himself to Rocky Balboa.] [Clinton strategist Paul BEGALA - comments on the debate.] [CLINTON - answers questions about Perot in the debate.] Possible impact of Perot's debate performance on Clinton noted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) More statistics on the debate presented.

Bury, Chris;
Greenfield, Jeff;
Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter

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