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Campaign '88 / Democrats / War On Drugs Issue / Bush #321318

CBS Evening News for Saturday, May 21, 1988
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles, California: Bill Whitaker) Governor Michael Dukakis reported making war on drugs his primary issue during presidential campaign; scenes shown from California campaign trail. [DUKAKIS - discusses avalanche of drugs.] [Wife Kitty DUKAKIS - discusses her dependency problem.] Jesse Jackson's constant pushing of drug issue noted; scenes shown of Jackson campaign in Bakersfield, California. [Dukakis campaign spokesperson Alice TRAVIS - says it's not just Jackson's issue.] President Reagan's dealings with Panama's general Manuel Noriega mentioned. [DUKAKIS - says he wouldn't do business with drug-running dictator.] Vice President George Bush mentioned.

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Results of poll pitting Bush against Dukakis reported Sources said rpting. that Treasury Secretary James Baker will be brought in to run Bush campaign; contradictory statement by Baker that he will stay in cabinet post reported

Schieffer, Bob;
Whitaker, Bill

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