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US-USSR Relations / Treaty / Campaign '88 #314080

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 03, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Bob Schieffer) Vice President George Bush's support of INF treaty noted; details given, scenes shown. [BUSH - says treaty is good.] President cands.' lack of support discussed regarding treaty. [Senator Robert DOLE - premature cheerleading might make USSR think last minute concessions will be made.] Democrat president cands. reactions to Republican opposition to treaty detailed. [Senator Albert GORE - thinks lack of Republican support is appalling.] Schism's impact upon Bush and Dole's campaigns. mentioned. [BUSH - says Reagan deserves support.] Results shown of CBS-"New York Times" poll regarding treaty. [DOLE - comments on American people's right to be informed.] More results shown from poll. Scenes shown from presidential candidate Alexander Haig's campaign commercial; details given of some Republican cands.' USSR fear tactics. [Democrat pollster Peter HART - strategy will backfire in long run.] Dole and Bush's opposition noted; scenes shown.

Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob

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