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Campaign '88 / Babbitt #318246

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 28, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Presidential candidate Bruce Babbitt reported campaign again after father's death. Babbitt noted following candidate Gary Hart in polls. Report introduced.

(Des Moines, Iowa: Eric Engberg) Babbitt's tax views featured. [BABBITT - comments on raising taxes.] Babbitt quoted. [BABBITT - says other cands. not confronting reality.] Babbitt's ads. discussed; scenes shown. [Babbitt's Iowa chairperson Tom MILLER - comments on honesty strategy.] Babbitt's organization and poll standings outlined. [Babbitt AIDE - calls voters.] Babbitt noted being media favorite. ["Ottumwa Courier" editor Mary SHARP - comments on pols.] Babbitt noted improving image. [WOMAN - says worried about Babbitt initially.] Babbitt's campaign troubles listed. [Babbitt chairperson Wapello Cnty., Iowa, Bill APPEL - comments on voter worries.] Babbitt's television ads. featured; scenes shown. Babbitt's views compared to Walter Mondale.

Engberg, Eric;
Rather, Dan

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