CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 26, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Vice President George Bush expected to gain enough delegates from Pennsylvania primary to ensure Republican nomination Michael Dukakis and Jesse Jackson discussed. Reports introd.
(NYC: Bruce Morton) Jackson shown meeting with State Department officials, Congress, and South Africa ambs. [JACKSON - says South Africa (R) should be considered terrorist.] Jackson's campaign rhetoric discussed. [Jackson aide Ed GRISTAR - says Jackson's already won.] [Pol. analyst Harrison HICKMAN - comments on Jackson's progress.] [Pol. analyst David KEENE - comments on situation.] [JACKSON - campaigns.] CBS-"New York Times" poll results with regard to Dukakis and Jackson given. Party noted not accepting all of Jackson's agenda.
(DC: Bob Schieffer) Bush supporters shown celebrating; details given. Advantages of earning nomination early in race listed. Robert Dole, Jack Kemp and Pat Robertson's workers noted helping Bush campaign Republican computer banks noted storing every statement Michael Dukakis has ever made; Bush reported now having to access information [Bush campaign spokesperson Rich BOND - comments on computer info.] [Democratic party chairperson Paul KIRK - dismisses important of computer info.] Likelihood of enthusiasm waning before November discussed. [Republican pollster Linda DIVALL - comments on Bush campaign weaknesses.] Bush shown observing toothpaste product