CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 25, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(NYC: Bruce Morton) 1988 President contenders' mimicking of John F. Kennedy's gestures, rhetoric featured; scenes shown. [Albert GORE, Joseph BIDEN, Richard GEPHARDT, Bruce BABBITT, Michael DUKAKIS - announce cand.] [January 20, 1961, KENNEDY - gives inaugural address, "ask not..." and other segments of address shown throughout report] [GEPHARDT - accuses government of selfishness.] [DUKAKIS - encourages voters to demand more from cands.] [BIDEN - paraphrases Kennedy.] [Consultant Robert SQUIER - comments.] [DUKAKIS, BIDEN - continued paraphrasing Kennedy.] [Senator Edward KENNEDY - jokes about his unsuccessful campaign; anticipates brother's response if he were alive.] Similarities between Kennedy's takeover from Dwight Eisenhower and current campaign reviewed. [GORE, GEPHARDT, BABBITT, DUKAKIS -campaign]
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