CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 20, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Michael Dukakis' New York primary win featured. Jesse Jackson mentioned intimating wants to be offered vice president Primary results illus. Albert Gore expected to withdraw from race. Vermont caucuses results illus. Dukakis expected to win Pennsylvania primary. Reports introd.
(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Bruce Morton) Dukakis shown campaign in Philadelphia. [DUKAKIS - criticizes Vice President George Bush; mentions George Washington and Jimmy Carter.] Jackson shown campaign in Pennsylvania. [JACKSON - comments on need for white votes.] [DUKAKIS - campaigns.] Dukakis expected to perform well in Pennsylvania. [Media consultant Neil OXMAN - comments on Dukakis.] [Pennsylvania Democratic party spokesperson Larry YATCH - comments on Dukakis.] Dukakis workers shown canvassing votes; details given. [Dukakis campaign spokesperson Lanny JOHNSON - comments on campaign] Jackson noted depending on labor votes. [Representative Bill GRAY - comments on Jackson.] Jackson noted attempting to repeat Michigan success with blue collar workers. Dukakis spokesperson quoted.
(Studio: Lesley Stahl) Jesse Jackson shown recovering from New York loss and campaign in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. [JACKSON - campaigns.] [Jackson campaign manager Gerald AUSTIN - says Jackson should be offered vice president] [JACKSON - refuses to comment on vice president possibilities.] [BLACKS - comment on Jackson.] [Pol. analyst Robert BECKEL - comments on situation.] [Representative Beryl ANTHONY - says Democrats need Southerner on ticket.] Anthony noted endorsing Senator Sam Nunn for vice president [ANTHONY - says Democrats will lose if Jackson on ticket.] [DUKAKIS - refuses comment on situation.] CBS-"New York Times" poll results given.