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Campaign '88 / Quayle vs. Bentsen / Debate #318764

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 05, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Debate between Senators Dan Quayle and Lloyd Bentsen previewed. Report introduced.

(DC: Lesley Stahl) Debate reported being held in same arena in which World Wrestling Fed.'s Randy "Macho Man" Savage and Andre the Giant performed. Media consultant Roger Ailes shown coaching Quayle. [Pol. analyst Kevin PHILLIPS and American Enterprise Institution spokesperson William SCHNEIDER - comment on debate.] [BENTSEN - quotes Michael Dukakis.] [SCHNEIDER - compares Bentsen to Dukakis.] Senator Robert Dole noted mean during debate with Walter Mondale in 1976; details given. [Democrat pollster Paul MASLIN and PHILLIPS - comment.] Pressure noted on Quayle; Vice President George Bush mentioned.

(Studio: Dan Rather, Bruce Morton, Bob Schieffer) CBS-"New York Times" poll results discussed. Selection of vice president cands. recalled; Bush and Dukakis mentioned.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Denver, Colorado: Eric Engberg) Bush shown touring high school as he promoted his educ. plan called "Invest in our Children." Plan outlined on screen. [NEA spokesperson Ken. MEDLEY - criticizes Bush.] Dukakis TV ad shown. [DUKAKIS - defends his ad.]

Engberg, Eric;
Rather, Dan;
Stahl, Lesley

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