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Iacocca / 1988 Cand. #310892

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 16, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Bruce Morton) Move to draft Lee Iacocca as 1988 presidential cand. examined; scenes shown. [Michigan state legislature Richard FITZPATRICK - favors Iacocca.] [April 10, IACOCCA - denies interest in office] His success with Chrysler and Statue of Liberty fundraising reviewed; Iacocca's standing against Vice President George Bush in last month's CBS News-"New York Times" poll noted. [FITZPATRICK - hopes to persuade Iacocca to become cand.] Drafting of Dwight Eisenhower mentioned. [Media consultant Robert SQUIER - anticipates problems if Iacocca agrees.] [Draft Lee Iacocca organization spokesperson Greg SCHNEIDERS - denies insanity.]

Morton, Bruce;
Rather, Dan

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