CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 29, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Des Moines, Iowa: Bob Schieffer) Vice President George Bush shown campaign in Muscatine, Iowa. Bush reported demonstrating effectiveness of gasohol fuel. Iran/Contra scandal mentioned. [Senator Robert DOLE - comments on Bush's role in Iran/Contra scandal.] [Cand. Pat ROBERTSON - comments on Bush's role in Iran/Contra scandal.] Various newspaper articles quoted on screen regarding Iran/Contra scandal. Gallup poll results illustration Impact of Bush interview with CBS anchor Dan Rather discussed. Republican cands. noted focusing on Bush's role in Iran/Contra scandal.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Robert Dole quoted regarding accusations in Missouri's "Kansas City Star "newspaper regarding illegal campaign contributions in 1986. Dole reported requesting Federal Election Commission to investigate matter. Dole's former financial manager David Owen mentioned. Cands. Richard Gephardt, Paul Simon and Michael Dukakis reported running closely together. Report introduced.
(Hebron, Iowa: Lesley Stahl) Iowa farm shown. [FARMER - comments on hard times.] [Richard GEPHARDT - campaigns. to farmers.] [Farmer Jim BUSH - says crisis is waning.] Bush's sheep farm featured. 1985 Farm Act discussed. [Cand. Jesse JACKSON - campaigns. to farmers.] Democrat cands. noted appealing to farming interest [Ex-Iowa Democratic party chairperson David NAGLE - comments on situation.] Cands.' farming views outlined; scenes shown. Gephardt television ad. shown; proposed farming bill discussed. Farming activist Dixon Terry's actions against Michael Dukakis recalled. [TERRY - says made Dukakis state position.] [DUKAKIS - campaigns.] [TERRY - comments on farming voters.] Agricultural experts quoted regarding bill.
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