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Campaign '96 / Powell Announcement #157711

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 08, 1995
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jim Wooten) Announcement from former Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Colin Powell that he will not run for the presidency in '96 featured; various scenes shown of Powell. [POWELL - says he does not have the passion and commitment to run for office; comments on race.] [Wife Alma POWELL - comments.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New York: Barbara Walters) Colin Powell's close relationship with his wife examined; various scenes shown of the Powells. [September 30, 1993, September 15, 1995, POWELL - speaks about his wife.] [September 15, Alma POWELL - says she does fear for his safety.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Cokie Roberts) The political fall-out from Powell's announcement examined. [Senator Bob DOLE, ABC News consultant Bill KRISTOL - comment.] [Senator Phil GRAMM, presidential candidate Lamar ALEXANDER - each say he or Dole will be the Republican nominee.] The people's search for a Republican alternative noted. [Representative Newt GINGRICH - comments.] President Clinton said likely to benefit the most from Powell's decision.

Jennings, Peter;
Roberts, Cokie;
Walters, Barbara;
Wooten, Jim

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