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Campaign '92 / Democrats / Harkin / Clinton / Tsongas / Television Ad / Republicans #140527

ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 09, 1992
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Decision by Senator Tom Harkin to withdraw from the Democratic race reported; scenes shown of him at Gallaudet University. Findings of ABC News/"Washington Post" poll on vote for President Bush versus Paul Tsongas or Governor Bill Clinton outlined on screen.

(Miami: Chris Bury) Clinton's campaign in the South visited; campaign scenes shown; map shown of cities the "robo-candidate" has visited. [CLINTON - says it never ends; admits he makes mistakes when tired.] Clinton shown jogging in an LSU T-shirt.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Tampa: Los Angeles: Judy Muller) The slow but steady pace of Tsongas' campaign in the South featured; many campaign scenes shown. [In swimming pool, TSONGAS - comments.] Tsongas shown throwing a football and resting on a pool chair.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jim Wooten) The political campaign ad battle between Tsongas and Clinton examined; campaign scenes and negative television ads shown. [Holding up a panda bear, TSONGAS - refers to Clinton as a "pander bear;" calls Clinton unprincipled.] [CLINTON - responds.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Results of ABC News/"Washington Post" poll of Bush's job rating outlined on screen; scenes shown of Bush in Washington, DC, and challenger Patrick Buchanan in Mississippi.

Muller, Judy;
Bury, Chris;
Jennings, Peter;
Wooten, Jim

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