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Campaign '88 / Democrats / Dukakis-Bentsen / Jackson #322200

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 12, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Michael Dukakis reported selecting Senator Lloyd Bentsen as his running mate; details given, scenes shown. [DUKAKIS - alludes to John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson defeating incumbent vice president in 1960.] Historic film shown of Kennedy and Johnson. [DUKAKIS and BENTSEN - comment on points of agreement and campaign]

(Studio: Dan Rather, Bill Whitaker) Dukakis' reasons for choosing Bentsen listed. John Glenn and Jesse Jackson discussed.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Betsy Aaron) Jackson reported hearing news with regard to Bentsen from reporter in DC. [JACKSON - initially refuses comment and then asserts views on campaign '88.] [Jackson advisor Roger WILKINS - comments on Jackson.] [JACKSON - comments on Dukakis-Bentsen.]

Aaron, Betsy;
Rather, Dan

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