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Campaign '88 / Democrats / Dukakis / Crime #321782

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jun 18, 1988
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(Studio: Harry Smith) Report introduced.

(Houston, Texas: Bill Whitaker) Governor Michael Dukakis reported campaign in Texas on issues of drugs and crime; scenes shown. [DUKAKIS - says Democrats are party of progress; calls for jailing of drug dealers.] Group of Republicans, led by Senator John McCain, rptd, telling South that Dukakis is soft on crime. [Heritage Fndn. spokesperson Bruce FEIN - says Dukakis is running on liberal dogma of ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) on criminal justice issues.] [DUKAKIS - says he opposes capital punishment.] Accusations by Dukakis that President Reagan and Vice President George Bush are losing war on drugs reported [Pol. scientist Merle BLACK - discusses Dukakis' chances in South.]

Smith, Harry;
Whitaker, Bill

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