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Campaign '88 / Dole-Bush / Iowa Caucus #318082

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jan 17, 1988
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(Studio: Susan Spencer) Results of poll on standings in presidential campaign in Iowa between Senator Robert Dole and Vice President George Bush reported Report introduced.

(Polk Cnty., Iowa: Eric Engberg) Iowa caucus system featured. [Richard Gephardt Iowa campaign manager Steve MURPHY - discusses myths of Iowa caucus system.] Evaluation of important of Iowa grass-roots organization detailed. [Ex-Hart campaign manager Rick RITTER - says candidate can be successful without shaking everyone's hand.] Success of Jimmy Carter in Iowa in 1976 recalled. Several current cands. shown campaigning. [Pol. columnist Jack GERMOND - says cands. will do anything to get on TV.] campaign. strategy in Iowa discussed. [KCCI-TV assignment editor Rob DAVIS - says all cands. like to appear in corn field.] campaign. ads for several cands. shown. Lack of campaign organization by Gary Hart noted.

Engberg, Eric;
Spencer, Susan

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