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Campaign '96 / Democratic Convention / Clinton / Morris Resignation #168412

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 29, 1996
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Chicago: Brit Hume) The resignation of President Clinton's adviser Dick Morris amidst scandal involving a prostitute as reported in the tabloid Star featured; details given of Morris's behind-the-scenes role as stratgeist with the president and his campaign. [October 19, 1995, MORRIS - recounts a story about himself and Clinton.] [White House press secretary Michael McCURRY - says Clinton accepted Morris's resignation.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) New home sales and gross national product figures cited.

(Studio: Peter Jennings; Chicago: Brit Hume) What Clinton is trying to pull together for tonight's speech discussed.

(Studio: Peter Jennings; on the convention floor: Cokie Roberts, Jeff Greenfield, Jim Wooten) The impact that the Morris episode will have on Clinton, what he must present in tonight's speech and the strategy of Clinton's train campaign discussed.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Today's standings of Clinton versus presidential rival Bob Dole in the ABC News tracking poll cited.

Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter

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