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Campaign '88 / Democrats #320211

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 14, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Jesse Jackson and Paul Simon reported favored in Illinois primary. Michael Dukakis' campaign strategy outlined; possibilities of brokered convention mentioned. Report introduced.

(Springfield, Illinois: Bruce Morton) Democrat cands.' pre-Illinois primary activities discussed; details given, scenes shown. Senator Albert Gore quoted. [Michael DUKAKIS - says broker convention would be disastrous.] [Paul SIMON - campaigns.] [Jesse JACKSON - says will win.] Jackson's success featured. [Jackson campaign advisor Ann LEWIS - comments on Jackson's widening margin of support.] Jackson's constituency outlined. [Sociologist William SAMPSON - says Jackson's success will ultimately elect Vice President George Bush.] [JACKSON - campaigns.] Jackson's prospects described.

(Boston, Massachusetts: Lesley Stahl) Michael Dukakis' critics quoted. ["Boston Phoenix" editor Richard GAINES - comments on Dukakis' fins.] [Dukakis' financial chairperson Bob FARMER -comments on money Dukakis raised.] Greek and Jewish Americans reported heavily supportive of Dukakis. [DUKAKIS - praises wife.] [GAINES - comments on Jewish wife.] Dukakis' financial strength noted enabling him to campaign in many parts of country simultaneously. Dukakis noted vying for Paul Simon's supporters. Dukakis shown dancing to Greek music in order to combat cold image. Dukakis compared to Vice President George Bush.

Reporter(s):
Morton, Bruce;
Rather, Dan;
Stahl, Lesley
Duration:
00:04:40

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