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Campaign '88 / Vermont / Texas Politics #320130

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 01, 1988
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Vermont primary announced. "Super Tuesday" discussed. Texas noted important "Super Tuesday" prize. Report introduced.

(Austin, Texas: Bruce Morton) Texas politicians featured. [S.W. voter registration project spokesperson Andy HERNANDEZ - discusses voter registration.] Mexican-Americans noted likely to vote; details given. [HERNANDEZ - comments on voting.] Changing Democratic party discussed. [Texas agriculture commissioner Jim HIGHTOWER - comments on Texas liberals.] Texas economy noted important political issue. [Texas state treasurer Ann RICHARDS - comments on Texas economy problems.] Albert Gore mentioned. [GORE - says will put White House back on side of working men and women.] Gore TV advertisement shown. Michael Dukakis' advertisement shown. Richard Gephardt mentioned. [RICHARDS - comments on situation.] Hightower noted endorsing Jesse Jackson. [HIGHTOWER - comments on election] [Lyndon B. Johnson's press secretary George CHRISTIAN - says Dukakis will win Texas.] Johnson and Sam Rayburn noted wouldn't recognize new Texas Democratic party.

Morton, Bruce;
Sawyer, Diane

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