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Campaign '88 / Democrats #320357

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 24, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Vice President George Bush's campaign strategy outlined. Bush camp noted expecting Michael Dukakis to be Democrat nominee. Report introduced.

(DC: Eric Engberg) CBS News-"New York Times" poll results with regard to Bush and Dukakis illustration [Republican consultant Ed ROLLINS - says race will be close.] Poll results comparing Bush to other Republican cands. illustration Dukakis noted being front-runner among Democrats [Democrat consultant Robert BECKEL - comments on Dukakis' chances.] Poll results given with regard to Jesse Jackson's electability. [BECKEL - comments on Jackson.] [ROLLINS - criticizes Jackson.] Democrats reported becoming more approving of candidate selection. Mario Cuomo noted unlikely to be nominee.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Michigan caucuses reported possibly being final race for Richard Gephardt. Report introduced.

(Dearborn, Michigan: Bruce Morton) No. of UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) jobs lost in Michigan since '80 given. For. trade and jobless rate noted major campaign issues in Michigan. [DUKAKIS - comments on economy situation.] Dukakis noted endorsing foreign trade bill. [DUKAKIS - comments on trade bill.] [GEPHARDT - accuses Dukakis of vacillation.] [DUKAKIS - defends stance.] [On 29 February '88, DUKAKIS - says don't need protectionist trade policy.] Gephardt and Dukakis' trade views compared. [JACKSON - says big corps. responsible for jobless rate not foreigners.] Jackson noted vague on how he would rectify problem. [UAW Owen BIEBER - refuses to openly endorse Gephardt.] [Ex-UAW president Doug. FRASER - endorses Dukakis.] Democrats noted agreeing upon Michigan's problems but disagreeing on solutions.

Engberg, Eric;
Morton, Bruce;
Rather, Dan

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