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Campaign '88 / Bush-Dole / Iowa Caucuses #318109

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 19, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Rhetorical battle between cands. Vice President George Bush and Robert Dole discussed. Dole quoted regarding Iran/Contra scandal. Report introduced.

(Des Moines, Iowa: Bob Schieffer) Presidential candidate Jack Kemp reported airing TV ads. unfavorable to Vice President George Bush and Robert Dole; scenes shown. [Bush Iowa WORKER - denies Kemp's assertions.] Kemp noted claiming to have saved Soc. Sec. [DOLE - dismisses Kemp's assertions.] [KEMP - says ads. aren't negative.] Pollsters quoted.

(Studio: Dan Rather) campaign. promises featured. Report introduced.

(Des Moines, Iowa: Lesley Stahl) [Senator Paul SIMON - comments on jobs.] [Vice President George BUSH - comments on education] [Richard GEPHARDT - comments on handicapped.] Cands. reported promising spending programs without revealing how such programs to be funded. [Bruce BABBITT - ridicules Simon's budget reduction plan.] Simon quoted. [Committee for Balanced Budget president Carol COX - dismisses Simon's program.] [Michael DUKAKIS - comments on taxes.] Econs. quoted. [BABBITT - urges tax increase] Walter Mondale mentioned urging tax increase [Gary HART - calls for higher taxes.] Democrats and Republicans' views on taxation discussed. [BUSH - comments on line item veto.] Bush quoted. [COX - doesn't think Bush's plan can succeed.] Dole's budget plan detailed. Econs. quoted. [DOLE - comments on homeless.] [Ex-President Jimmy Carter's domestic advisor Stuart EIZENSTAT - comments on Americans' contradictory views of taxation and balancing budget.] Cands.' advrs. mentioned.

Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob;
Stahl, Lesley

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