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Campaign '88 / Democratic Convention / Dukakis-Bentsen / Jackson #322250

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 15, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Michael Dukakis reported denouncing Jesse Jackson's proposal that President Jimmy Carter act as mediator to settle rift between them. [Jackson advisor Bert LANCE - comments on Jackson.] [JACKSON - campaigns.] [Jackson convention manager Ron BROWN - comments on Dukakis' insensitivity.] [JACKSON - comments on convention strategy.] Jackson quoted with regard to possibility of challenging Lloyd Bentsen for vice president position.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Studio: Bruce Morton) Scenes shown from 1980 Democrat conv.; Carter and Senator Edward Kennedy discussed. [Dukakis campaign manager Susan ESTRICH - says 1980 situation won't repeat itself.] [Democrat activist Frank MANKIEWICZ - comments on appeasement of Jackson.] [Democrat consultant Tom DONILON - comments on situation.] [MANKIEWICZ and Democrat pollster Harrison HICKMAN - comment on Dukakis-Jackson rift.]

(Studio: DR, Bob Schieffer, Bruce Morton) Situation's impact upon Dukakis at polls predicted. Jackson noted needing to be team player to further pol. career; Lance quoted.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Atlanta, Georgia: Peter Van Sant) Atlanta prostitutes shown arrested; details given, scenes shown. [City WORKER - says he's cleaning city for conv.] [Atlanta columnist Lewis GRIZZARD - jokes with regard to conv.] [Southern Christian Ldrship. Conf. Reverend Timothy McDONALD - comments on homeless people having to move from Omni vicinity due to conv.] Groups protesting convention listed; scenes shown. [Mayor Andrew YOUNG - comments on situation.] Convention site shown and discussed. [GRIZZARD - says Atlanta residents used to call sushi "bait."]

Morton, Bruce;
Rather, Dan;
Van Sant, Peter;
Schieffer, Bob

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