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Campaign '88 / Democrats / Dukakis and Jackson #321677

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jun 12, 1988
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(Studio: Bill Plante) Report introduced.

(Mackinac Island, Michigan: Bruce Morton) Attempts by camps of Jesse Jackson and Governor Michael Dukakis to reach agreement during conference on Democratic party platform here reported; details given, scenes shown. [Drafting committee mbr. Larry CRAWFORD - discusses reaching agreement.] Jackson reported wanting South Africa labelled as terrorist state. [Drafting committee member Representative Robert MATSUI - comments on South Africa issue.] [Drafting committee member Leslie McLEMORE, Jackson advisor Eleanor Holmes NORTON - comment.] Disagreement over defense spending issue noted. [Drafting committee member Rachelle HOROWITZ, McLEMORE - discuss defense spending.] Other issues under discussion mentioned. [JACKSON, Dukakis campaign representative Michael BARNES - discuss issues for convention to consider.] [In Salt Lake City, UT, DUKAKIS - comments.] Progress of platform drafting committee considered.

Morton, Bruce;
Plante, Bill

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