CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 03, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) CBS-"New York Times" poll results given. Jesse Jackson and Vice President George Bush reported front-runners. "Super Tuesday" featured. Report introduced.
(Studio: Bruce Morton) Poll results illustration Bush compared to Robt Dole. Albert Gore&Michael Dukakis discussed. Jackson and Pat Robertson mentioned. Many south voters polled noted still undecided.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Florida's role in "Super Tuesday" featured. Report introduced.
(Miami, Florida: Eric Engberg) Vice President George Bush shown campaign in Florida. [BUSH - says will win Florida.] [Pol. reporter John VAN GIESON - comments on Bush's Florida campaign] Bush noted laying foundation for campaign years ago. [Car dealer Tommy THOMAS - praises Bush.] Most Florida leaders noted endorsing Bush. Florida's secretary of commerce, Jeb Bush, shown campaign for father. Bush's administration role in war on drugs and Money raised for Republican cands. noted helping in presidential campaign [Bush campaign spokesperson Mark GUZZETTA - says Bush's paid dues to Republican party] Florida's Cuban-Americans reported supporting Bush. [Pat ROBERTSON - campaigns. for Cuban-American vote.] Robertson noted not receiving much support from that sector. [La Esquina de Tejas manager Alex CHAMESO - tells how Bush ordered food.] Bush's link to Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North, Felix Rodriguez, noted helping him in Florida; scenes shown. Dole noted trying to reignite Iran/Contra issue. [Jeb BUSH - says Dole won't win Florida.] Robertson and Dole's aims discussed. Dole aides quoted.