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Campaign '88 / Bush USSR Remark #313273

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Oct 03, 1987
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Vice President George Bush noted joining Democrats Gary Hart, Michael Dukakis, Joseph Biden in having campaign troubles.

(DC: Lesley Stahl) Bush's defense of remark reported [Yesterday, BUSH - praises USSR tank mechanics as good enough to be used in Detroit.] Offense taken by Detroit, Michigan, auto workers noted. [PEOPLE - respond to remark.] UAW president's demand of apology cited. [BUSH - apologizes to union.] Impact of remark on Bush's campaign in Michigan detailed. [Jack Kemp campaign spokesperson John BUCKLEY - criticizes Bush's campaign] Bush noted returning from trip to Europe.

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Anchor and reporter discuss Bush's prior gaffes, impact in Michigan.

Schieffer, Bob;
Stahl, Lesley

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