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CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 18, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Michael Dukakis and Jesse Jackson reported announcing reconciliation prior to opening of Democratic Convention [DUKAKIS - praises Jackson.] [JACKSON - comments on situation.] Report introduced.

(Studio: Bruce Morton) [Lloyd BENTSEN - announces party reconciliation.] [Dukakis campaign chairperson Paul BROUNTAS - explains Jackson supporters' role in campaign] [Jackson convention manager Ron BROWN - comments on platform discussions.] Party rules noted changed to allow more Jackson supporters on national committee [JACKSON - comments on vice president position.] Jackson shown kissing Dukakis' campaign manager Susan Estrich.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) [JACKSON - comments on agreement with Dukakis.] [Jackson campaign chairperson Willie BROWN - comments on situation.] Jackson's demands listed. [JACKSON - urges his delegates to voice their views.] [Ron BROWN - comments on Jackson's role in campaign '88.]

(Studio: DR, Bruce Morton, Bob Schieffer) Possibilities for lasting Democrat unity discussed. Jackson's changing role in Democratic party outlined. Platform debate mentioned.

Morton, Bruce;
Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob

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