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Washington Notebook (Pol. Humor) #318712

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Oct 29, 1988
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Lack of political humor in this presidential campaign featured; scenes shown. [On October 13, Vice President George BUSH, Governor Michael DUKAKIS - debate.] [Cartoonist Pat OLIPHANT - says there are no jokes in this campaign] Historical film shown from '48 campaign [BUSH - jokes.] Dukakis shown riding in tank; Bush advertisement about Dukakis in tank and other campaign ads. shown. [Political humorist Don PENNY - discusses reasons for absence of humor in campaign] Scenes shown from "Mark Russell Comedy Special" and from Washington, DC musical humor group Capitol Steps. [On October 22, DUKAKIS - jokes about his tank.] [OLIPHANT, "Chicago Tribune" columnist Bob GREENE - talk about humor.]

Schieffer, Bob

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