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Campaign '88 / Quayle vs. Bentsen / Debate #318747

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 04, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) CBS News-"New York Times" poll results illustration with regard to Senators Dan Quayle and Lloyd Bentsen. Poll noted indicating that Quayle is harming Vice President George Bush's campaign; Michael Dukakis mentioned. Upcoming vice president debate in Omaha, Nebraska, mentioned. Report introduced.

(DC: Jacqueline Adams) [Bush campaign chairperson James BAKER - praises Quayle.] Quayle's debate goals discussed. [QUAYLE - comments on debate and criticizes Dukakis.] [Senator Howell HEFLIN - says Quayle is good debater.] Bush aides quoted with regard to Quayle debate.

(Austin, Texas: Deborah Potter) Bentsen's preparations for debate with Quayle discussed. [BENTSEN - comments.] [Representative Dennis ECKART - comments on Quayle.] Democrat strategists quoted. [Bentsen spokesperson Mike McCURRY and Dukakis campaign manager Susan ESTRICH - comment on debate and campaign] Bentsen's age noted. [BENTSEN - comments.]

Adams, Jacqueline;
Potter, Deborah;
Rather, Dan

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