CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 16, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Robert Dole reported declaring still in race after Vice President George Bush's resounding Illinois primary victory. No clear front-runner in Democratic party noted emerging. New York Governor Mario Cuomo reported discussing broker convention Candidates. Jesse Jackson, Paul Simon and Michael Dukakis mentioned. Report introduced.
(Chicago, Illinois: Bruce Morton) Dukakis noted having most delegates thus far in campaign [Democrat consultant Mark SIEGEL - says Dukakis has trouble reaching working class Democrats] [JACKSON - says is overcoming historical barriers.] Jackson noted moving into areas where black voters not as numerous. [SIMON - comments on broker conv.] First ballot nomination prerequisites illustration Albert Gore and Jackson reported meeting to discuss situation. [GORE - urges Democrat unity in November] Democratic party official quoted.
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