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Campaign '88 / Bush / Def. Issue #323533

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 08, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Anti-Semites reported on Vice President George Bush's campaign cmtes. Report introduced.

(DC: Lesley Stahl) Co-chairperson of Bush's Ethnic Coalition, Jerome Brentar, reported dismissed for his anti-Semitic views; details given, scenes shown. [Ex-Justice Department official Allan RYAN - comments on Brentar.] Brentar noted ally of convicted Nazi criminal John Demjanjuk. Bush's statement quoted on screen. [BRENTAR - says he shouldn't have to resign.] [Michael DUKAKIS - criticizes Bush's involvement with anti-Semites.] [Representative Chas. SCHUMER - comments on Bush.] Ethnic Coalition honorary chairperson Florian Galdau reported accused by Simon Wiesenthal Center of being active in Romanian iron guard movement [Rabbi Abraham COOPER - describes guard.] [BUSH - addresses B'nai B'rith.] [Bush campaign chairperson James BAKER - comments.] Bush campaign spokesperson quoted.

Rather, Dan;
Stahl, Lesley

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