ABC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 17, 1996
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Announcement that Senator Phil Gramm, who dropped out of the presidential race this week, will endorse Senator Bob Dole noted.
(Manchester: Michele Norris) The targeting of candidate Pat Buchanan by the other Republican presidential candidates examined; details given of charges from Gramm that Buchanan's campaign made racist criticisms of his marriage to a Korean woman. [In New Hampshire, BUCHANAN - reacts to the attacks and to negative ads against him.]
(Capitol Hill: John Cochran) Dole's campaign featured; scenes shown of Dole in a snowplow and visiting the home of John Sununu, who led former President George Bush's campaign here in '88. [At Samantha's restaurant, two RESIDENTS - comment on the campaign.] [During debate, presidential candidate Lamar ALEXANDER - suggests a work/scholarship program.] [DOLE - reacts to Buchanan's appeal.]
(Studio: Aaron Brown) President Clinton shown campaigning in Keene, New Hampshire.
(Studio: Aaron Brown) The fairy tale world of presidential campaigning and how the losers feel after it is over examined; scenes shown from the campaign trail. [February 14, GRAMM - ends his campaign.] ['92 presidential candidate Paul TSONGAS - recalls his symbolic role and how he felt when losing.] [Senator Arlen SPECTER - speculates as to what might happen for him.]
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