CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 24, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(DC: Eric Engberg) Cand. Pat Robertson reported claiming Christian Bdcsting. Network (CBN) discovered where hostages being held in Lebanon. [ROBERTSON - says hostages could've been freed.] Robertson quoted with regard to '85 TWA hijacking. Vice President George Bush reported angry with regard to Robertson's claim that Bush camp leaked news of Jimmy Swaggart's indiscretions to media. [BUSH - challenges Robertson to product evidence or apologize.] [ROBERTSON - says didn't accuse Bush.] [Paul SIMON - comments on lack of funds.] [Democrat pollster Peter HART - says Simon campaign doomed.] Michael Dukakis and Richard Gephardt reported claiming momentum. Robert Dole shown campaign with Senator Strom Thurmond.
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