CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 27, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Importance of upcoming gubernatorial elecs. to Democrats and Republicans illustrated on map.
(Dallas, Texas: Lesley Stahl) Texas governor's race between incumbent Mark White and former Governor Bill Clements examined; details given, scenes shown. ["Texas Monthly" magazine spokesperson Paul BURKA - notes race is between 2 disliked cands.] ["Dallas Times Herald "spokesperson Molly IVINS - describes public's perception of White.] Clements' historyof racist stmts. reviewed. [Texas agriculture commissioner Jim HIGHTOWER - equates Clements' new campaign behavior with putting lipstick on a pig.] Viciousness of race noted. [CLEMENTS, WHITE - attack ea. other.] television commercials of each described, shown. [WHITE, CLEMENTS - continue attacking each other.]