CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 12, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Indianola, Iowa: Dan Rather) Iowa caucuses noted in few mos. Impt. of Iowa to president election discussed. Scenes of Iowa caucuses' preparations shown. [Pol. scientist Hugh WINEBRENNER - comments.] Effects of Iowa results mentioned. [Columnist Don KAUL - remarks on media circus Iowa has become.] President cands. shown greeting Iowans. [Republican Pete Du PONT - comments on one-on-one feel of Iowa caucuses.] [Senator Paul SIMON - praises Iowa caucuses.] Cands.' efforts in Iowa recounted. [Cand. Bruce BABBITT - responds.] Criticism that Iowa has too much impact on United States pols. mentioned. [Senator Al GORE - comments.] [WINEBRENNER - says too much power in Iowa.] Iowa political not being representative of country noted. [Iowa Bush campaign Rich BOND - comments that Iowa is a good starting point for Republicans] Activists' role in process discussed. Activist Connie Clark featured. [CLARK - comments.] [Cand. Dick GEPHARDT - talks about trusting Clark.] [KAUL - comments on cands. who pander to voters.] Cands. going to small towns for direct contact with voters discussed. [College professor Joseph WALT - comments.] [Newspaper publisher Daryl BEALL - responds.] [Student Ann DIEHH - says she met the family before she met the cand.] Iowa caucuses' determination of who will remain in race recognized.
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