CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 11, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) CBS News poll results illustration Vice President George Bush reported losing lead over Senator Robert Dole in New Hampshire. Cands. Jack Kemp and Pat Robertson mentioned. Report introduced.
(Greenland, New Hampshire: Bob Schieffer) [Bush chief of staff Craig FULLER - directs press for Bush arrival and comments on campaign] Bush shown operating fork lift. Dole's challenge to Bush noted. [Bush campaign spokesperson Governor John SUNUNU - comments on Bush's campaign] Bush strategy outlined; details given, scenes shown. [BUSH - comments on personal issues.] Bush noted becoming more accessible to press. [BUSH - says likes this sort of campaign] CBS News poll results illustration Bush's new approach mentioned working in New Hampshire. [PEOPLE - comment on Bush.] Bush shown driving truck. Bush quoted.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Cand. Alexander Haig reported announcing press conference Haig rumored withdrawing from race. campaign. officials noted refusing comment. CBS News poll results regarding Democrat cands. illustration Cands. Richard Gephardt, Michael Dukakis, and Paul Simon discussed. Senator Albert Gore and Jesse Jackson noted campaign in South Pat Robertson mentioned. Report introduced.
(Atlanta, Georgia: Lesley Stahl) Gore shown campaign in Atlanta, Georgia. [GORE - campaigns.] [Pol. consultant Bob BECKEL - comments on "Super Tuesday"] Gore's strategy illustration Georgia house speaker Tom Murphy's role in "Super Tuesday" discussed. Murphy and colleagues noted supporting Gore. [MURPHY - comments on cands.] Southern Democratic party leaders noted agreeing that Gore best choice. [Alabama Lieutenant Governor Jim FOLSOM - comments on Gore.] Blacks and whites shown demonstrating over confederate flag in Alabama. [Alabama Governor Guy HUNT - comments on Gore.] Analysts quoted. [BECKEL - praises Gore.] Gore's chances outside S. discussed.