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Campaign 2000 (Gore vs. Bush: Rat Ad) #194379

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 12, 2000
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Saint Louis: Dean Reynolds) The controversy over presidential candidate Governor George W. Bush's new television ad featured; ad shown with "RAT" on the screen. [At an Orlando, Florida, cancer treatment center visited by Bush, cancer victim Kay TILTON - worries about her insurance.] [Vice President Al GORE - reacts to the Republican ad.] [BUSH - comments on "subliminable" messages.] [RNC commercial producer Alex CASTELLANOS - says "it's silly."] [Bush campaign communications director Karen HUGHES - reacts to "bizarre" press coverage.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New York: Ned Potter) The myth of the subliminal ad examined. [ABC News consultant Bob GARFIELD - says there is no evidence that imbedded messages work.] [Georgetown University professor Ron GOLDSTEIN - assesses the ad approach.]

Jennings, Peter;
Potter, Ned;
Reynolds, Dean

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