CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 05, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Michael Dukakis' tax return shown on screen. Dukakis' earnings compared to those of Jesse Jackson and Vice President George Bush. Report introduced.
(NYC: Bob Faw) Bush's affluent background and campaign '88 featured; details given, scenes shown. [Senator Howell HEFLIN - comments on Bush's wealth.] Bush's establishment message discussed. [Columnist Mark SHIELDS - comments on Bush.] [In 1984, BUSH - says kicked Geraldine Ferraro's ass during debate.] Bush's elitist attitude described. [On "Meet the Press" in 1987, BUSH - says doesn't know how many Americans don't have health insurance when asked by "Washington Post" spokesperson David Broder.] [Representative Barney FRANK - attacks Bush.] John F. Kennedy and Nelson Rockefeller noted not handicapped by their wealth. [Bush campaign manager Lee ATWATER - says Franklin D. Roosevelt did much for poor.] Bush's money noted helping him win votes. [Pub. Malcolm FORBES - commends Bush.] [BUSH - comments on money.] [Senator Alfonse D'AMATO - praises Bush.]
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