CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 19, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Item with regard to Vice president George Bush political visit to Iowa introduced Elec. '88 considered.
(Des Moines, Iowa: Bruce Morton) [BUSH - urges John Poindexter and Oliver North to talk, especially with regard to telling President Reagan about money to Contras.] Pol. news from Iowa said bad for Bush, in with regard to arms scheme. [PEOPLE - estimate political effect of arms scheme on Bush.] Bush's standing in polls, especially in comparison with Senator Robert Dole, discussed. [Edward "The Des Moines Register" Jim CANNON - estimates political effect of arms scheme on Republicans] [Iowa Republican chairperson Sally NOVETZKE - appraises situation.] Bush termed front-runner who has stumbled.
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