CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 29, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Albert Gore reported criticizing Jesse Jackson. Michael Dukakis mentioned needing to win Connecticut primary. Robert Dole reported withdrawing from race. Report introduced.
(Studio: Bruce Morton) [In NYC, GORE - attacks Jackson.] Gore noted asserting Jackson and Dukakis too inexperienced. [JACKSON - accuses Gore of discrimination.] [GORE - rejects Jackson's claim with regard to Israel and PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) and attacks Jackson's embrace of Fidel Castro and Yasir Arafat.] [JACKSON - says Gore desperate.] Gore's strategy outlined. Jewish voters noted recalling Jackson's slur with regard to New York City during campaign '84. [DUKAKIS - campaigns.] Dukakis noted attempting to appear more spontaneous. [DUKAKIS - refuses comment on Jackson's inexperience.] Jackson shown with Stevie Wonder and Bill Cosby. Upcoming primaries discussed.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(DC: Bob Schieffer) [DOLE - announces withdrawal.] Dole's success in Iowa caucuses recalled; details given, scenes shown. Vice President George Bush's negative television ads. with regard to Dole discussed. [Senator Warren RUDMAN - comments on ads.' impact upon Dole campaign] Dole's internal campaign problems mentioned. President Reagan's coattails noted too long for Dole to combat effectively. [Senator Nancy Landon KASSEBAUM - comments on Reagan's coattails.] Dole noted endorsing Bush and calling for party unity. [DOLE - says is beaten but not defeated.]