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Campaign '96 / Debates / Dole / Organized Labor #163410

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 08, 1996
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Lindhurst, New Jersey: John Cochran) Announcement by presidential candidate Bob Dole that he was too soft on President Clinton in last Sunday's first debate featured. [In an interview on the campaign train, DOLE - raises the issue of the FBI files; jokes about his Bozo comment; says it would be unseemly to get tough on Hillary Clinton.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jim Wooten) Republican charges that organized labor is trying to buy the House of Representatives for the Democrats examined; excerpt shown from AFL-CIO TV ad [Republican National Committee chairman Haley BARBOUR, AFL-CIO president John SWEENEY, Republican Representative Andrea SEASTRAND - offer differing opinions on labor's role.] [Representative Newt GINGRICH - says the unions are spending 100 million.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Correction given to last night's report that Dole's Web site had been sabotaged.

Cochran, John;
Jennings, Peter;
Wooten, Jim

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