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Campaign '96 / Clinton vs. Dole / Crime and Drugs #168688

ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 16, 1996
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Punch and counterpunch in the presidential campaign on the issue of law and order introduced.

(Washington: Jim Wooten) The crime issue featured; details given of the endorsement of President Clinton by the Fraternal Order of Police because of his support for anti-crime measures. [CLINTON - speaks on crime.] [Presidential candidate Bob DOLE - criticizes Clinton on crime and for his appointment of liberal judges.] Excerpt shown from Dole television ad attacking Clinton on drugs.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New York: James Walker) Drug use by teenagers examined; statistics cited on the rise in drug use. [Three STUDENTS - talk about drugs and the pressure on teens to do drugs.] [Drug Strategies Rosalind BRANNIGAN - says each new generation must be educated about the dangers of drugs.] [Cornell Medical Center Dr. Robert MILLMAN - comments on drugs and politicians.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The latest ABC News poll standings of Clinton versus Dole and Ross Perot cited.

Jennings, Peter;
Walker, James;
Wooten, Jim

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