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Iran/Contra Scandal / Bush Role / Campaign '88 #320159

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 11, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Reevaluation of Vice President George Bush's role in Iran/Contra scandal reported ensuing after Robert McFarlane's guilty plea. Robert Dole noted using scandal against Bush. Report introduced.

(Chicago, Illinois: Bob Schieffer) [DOLE - jokes about having one car left.] Even though Dole's chances noted dimming, candidate planning to stay in race through Illinois primary. [DOLE - says would win if issues discussed.] Dole noted renting hall in hopes that Bush will acquiesce to debate. [DOLE - dares Bush to debate.] Bush's costly motorcade and secret service discussed. [DOLE - says refused expensive secret service.] Bush shown campaign [BUSH - says will win Illinois and tries to ignore Dole.] Dole noted benefiting from Bush's latest Iran/Contra scandal notoriety. [DOLE - comments on Iran/Contra scandal.] Dole noted buying Chicago, Illinois, air time and invites Bush to debate him. Bush mentioned not expected to accept Dole's offer.

Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob

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