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Campaign '88 / Du Pont and Babbitt / Withdrawal / Democrats #319858

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 18, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Cands. Bruce Babbitt and Pete du Pont reported withdrawing from race. Jesse Jackson noted urging Babbitt endorsement. "Super Tuesday" discussed. Paul Simon and Jackson mentioned. Report introduced.

(Atlanta, Georgia: Eric Engberg) Michael Dukakis reported being south dark horse. Jackson noted being considered front-runner across south [Jackson's Georgia manager Eugene WALKER -says will win Georgia.] Jackson's support noted comprised of blacks and white liberals. [Ex-Georgia Democrat chairperson Bert LANCE - comments on primaries.] Albert Gore quoted. [Richard Gephardt's campaign manager William CARRICK - belittles Gore's campaign strategy.] Gephardt and Gore reported contending for same votes. [Gore's campaign manager Fred MARTIN - criticizes Gephardt.] Dukakis' south strategy outlined. [Dukakis aide Debbie WILLHITE - comments on campaign] Georgia Democrats quoted.

Engberg, Eric;
Rather, Dan

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