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Campaign '88 / Dukakis / Delegates #320342

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 23, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Michael Dukakis reported receiving Senator Bill Bradley's endorsement; details given, scenes shown. Bradley quoted and impact of support upon New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania primaries mentioned. Report introduced.

(Atlanta, Georgia: Eric Engberg) Democrats reported heading for broker convention Scenes shown from "The Best Man"; details given. [Ex-Democrat campaign aide Tom DONILON - says brokering already beginning.] Machine bosses controlling broker convs. recalled. [Democratic party strategist John McEVOY - comments on situation.] Hypothetical scenario illustration [Democrat advisor Anne WEXLER - says super delegates will determine winner.] Front-runner noted in position to pressure undecided delegates. [Pol. historian Michael BARONE - comments on pressure.] Pressure noted being upon Puerto Rico Governor Rafael Hernandez Colon and Illinois organization because of undecided delegates they control. [DONILON - comments on how decision of who gets Vice President slot is made.] [McEVOY - comments on cautious rhetoric heard at broker convs.] Democrat officials reported fearing appearance of factions within party may give election to Republicans [Democratic national committee spokesperson Paul KIRK - says there will be first ballot nominee.] campaign. debts. of losers noted to be enormous.

(Studio: Dan Rather) CBS News survey results illustration with regard to super delegates' preferences.

Reporter(s):
Engberg, Eric;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:04:00

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