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Campaign '88 / Democrats / Jackson #320426

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 28, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Richard Gephardt reported withdrawing from race. Jesse Jackson noted becoming Democratic front-runner. Michael Dukakis mentioned no longer being certain nominee. Impact of Jackson's Michigan victory upon remaining primaries discussed. Report introduced.

(Studio: Bruce Morton) [JACKSON - says can't wait to meet Vice President George Bush in November] Jackson's potential to be Democratic nominee noted worrying party officials. [Democratic pollster Harrison HICKMAN - comments on situation.] Party officials noted planning to question Jackson's views more closely. Democratic chairperson Paul Kirk quoted with regard to party unity behind nominee. [KIRK - comments on Democratic strategy.] [GEPHARDT -praises Jackson.] Gephardt noted now being considered super delegate. [Jackson campaign manager Gerald AUSTIN - says Jackson has chance to gain Gephardt's supporters.] [JACKSON - campaigns.] Jackson's campaign style discussed; scenes shown. [JACKSON - says loves voters.] Democratic dilemma with regard to Jackson as prospective nominee discussed.

Morton, Bruce;
Rather, Dan

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