CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 17, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Republican New Hampshire primary results illustration Vice President George Bush and Robert Dole reported running close race. Other cands. listed. "Super Tuesday" discussed. Report introduced.
(DC: Bob Schieffer) Dole shown in New Hampshire. [DOLE - attacks Bush.] Bush noted refusing to respond to Dole's accusations. [BUSH - comments on campaign] Dole aides quoted. [DOLE - comments on New Hampshire primary.] Bush's negative advertising regarding Dole shown. [On Sunday, Pete du PONT - tells Dole to sign no tax pledge.] [Dole's campaign manager Bill BROCK - comments on situation.] Dole noted hoping to win Minnesota and SD. Jack Kemp reported flying to Minnesota. Pat Robertson quoted regarding South Carolina primary. Rancorous race predicted between Republican front-runners.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Democrat New Hampshire primary results illustration Michael Dukakis reported winning primary. Other cands. listed. Report introduced.
(Manchester, New Hampshire: Bruce Morton) Democrat cands. reported flying South to campaign [DUKAKIS - says has American strategy.] Dukakis' problems discussed. [Rev. Jesse JACKSON - says going South to march on.] Jackson's message discussed. [Richard GEPHARDT - comments on need for change.] Gephardt's national appeal noted. Senator Albert Gore shown campaign [GORE - criticizes Gephardt.] Paul Simon's funding problems discussed. Simon quoted. [SIMON - comments on lack of funds.] Jimmy Carter and Gary Hart mentioned. Bruce Babbitt's possible withdrawal discussed. Babbitt quoted. [BABBITT - says hasn't decided.] No candidate reported leaving New Hampshire with commanding lead.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Pat Robertson's campaign featured. Report introduced.
(Charleston, SC: Bill Whitaker) Robertson shown campaign in SC. [ROBERTSON - comments on winning in South] George Bush, Junior, shown campaign in SC. [BUSH, Junior - says is ready for Robertson.] South Carolina primary noted being few days prior to "Super Tuesday" [SC Republican chairperson Van HIPP - comments on situation.] South Carolina governor Carroll Campbell reported endorsing Bush. President Reagan's coattails reported helping Bush in SC. Evangelical vote discussed. [MAN - says supports Robertson.] Robertson noted hoping for crossover votes. [Robertson's South Carolina campaign director Roberta COMBS - discusses hard work.] [HIPP - says Robertson could win SC.] Robertson quoted.