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Campaign '88 / Maine Caucuses / Super Tues. #320017

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 29, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Results of Maine caucuses illustration; cands. listed. Reports introd.

(Jackson, Mississippi: Bob Schieffer) South white voters reported dissatisfied with Democrat cands. [Mississippi syndicated columnist Bill MINOR - comments on Mississippi voting.] Jimmy Carter's '76 campaign featured. "Super Tuesday" objectives outlined. Mississippi Democrats noted fearing plan will help Republicans instead. Senator Albert Gore mentioned. Jesse Jackson noted having most support in Mississippi. [WOMAN - says Republican should be president] Pat Robertson noted emerging as Vice President George Bush's strongest competition; details given, scenes shown. [WOMAN - says supports Robertson.] [Mississippi Republican party spokesperson Hailey BARBOUR - comments on situation.] "Super Tuesday" expected to further splinter white vote.

(Flora, Mississippi: Bruce Morton) Jackson, Mississippi, WOJK radio station reported playing "Run Jesse, Run" on request. Stn. manager Jimmy Anthony quoted. Impt. of black vote in Mississippi discussed. [Jackson campaign spokesperson Mike ALEXANDER - says Jackson will get most black votes.] Mississippi Democratic party and racial relations featured. [Mississippi Democrat chairperson Ed COLE - comments on black-white coalition.] [Governor Ray. MABUS - comments on black and white votes.] Whites voting for blacks discussed. Congress Mike Espy mentioned. [JACKSON - explains new South] White Democrats quoted with regard to Jackson. [ALEXANDER - says time for change.] Mississippi noted being poor state; details given, scenes shown.

Morton, Bruce;
Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob

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