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Campaign '92 / Bush vs. Clinton / Cable Television Bill / Perot #138275

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 05, 1992
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: Brit Hume) Showdown between the Congress and President Bush over the cable television bill to reregulate cable rates featured. [Representative John BRYANT - responds to threatening letter from Sammons Communications, Incorporated] [Senators Conrad BURNS, Bob DOLE - accuse the Democrats of politics.] Overriding of Bush's veto by the Senate noted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Campaign Focus segment introduced.

(Washington: John McWethy) The issue of the division of the government between the president and Congress reviewed. [In several speeches, BUSH - refers to "gridlock."] [Yale professor and author of "Divided We Govern", David MAYDepartment of Health, Education and Welfare - explains how a president can get legislation without controlling Congress.] Legislative achievements of Presidents Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, Jimmy Carter and Bush compared.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Latest ABC News/"Washington Post" poll numbers on Ross Perot now that he is back in the race outlined on screen. Announcement by John White, architect of Perot's economic platform, that he will endorse Democratic presidential candidate Bill Clinton, reported; scenes shown of Clinton campaigning in Florida.

Reporter(s):
Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John
Duration:
00:05:40

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