ABC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 25, 1996
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(Chicago: Peter Jennings) The background to the Democratic National Convention, which opens tomorrow, outlined.
(Ashland, Kentucky: Brit Hume) President Clinton's rail trip through the industrial Midwest featured; scenes shown of the train beginning to move. [CLINTON - says he's on the way to Chicago on a train; campaigns against opponent Bob Dole's economic plan.]
(Chicago: Peter Jennings) Findings of the ABC News tracking poll on where the Clinton-Dole race stands now cited.
(Chicago: Jim Wooten) Dole's campaigning in Chicago on the eve of the Democratic convention featured; scenes shown of Dole speaking and greeting the people. [DOLE - blames Clinton's administration for the nation's drug problems.] [In Chicago, Vice President Al GORE - blames the Republican Congress.]
(Chicago: Peter Jennings; convention floor: Sam Donaldson) The fact that people are tuning out the conventions and what the Democrats feel about unity at their convention discussed.