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Elec. '88 / Poll / Kemp #313228

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 27, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Studio: Bruce Morton) Results of CBS/"New York Times" poll announced. Results graphically shown; details given. Democrats edge over Republicans said diminished. People not knowing enough about cands. noted. [Democratic National Committee chairperson Paul KIRK, Junior - says in a few mos. the people will start really paying attention.] Republican cands. Vice President George Bush and Senator Robert Dole mentioned as front-runners. [Republican political analyst Doug BAILEY - says Bush is trustworthy but he does not reflect the kind of toughness necessary for the President] Poll also indicated that Republican cands. are perceived as explaining the issues while Democrats are only criticizing each other.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Waseca, Minnesota: Bob Faw) Presidential candidate Jack Kemp featured. [KEMP - says people call him a hawk but he is a dove who is heavily armed.] [STOCKBROKER - says he is unconvinced by Kemp and believes there must be some tax increase] Media attention problem noted. [Conservative analyst Kevin PHILLIPS - says Kemp is caught up in old conservative music when public opinion is moving more toward the middle.] [Newspaper publisher Nackey LOEB - says Kemp will not make it because he is not perceived as a leader] [KEMP - says he will not be ruled out of the race at this early date.] Video of Kemp on campaign trail shown. George Bush, Robert Dole mentioned.

Reporter(s):
Faw, Bob;
Morton, Bruce;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:05:30

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