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Campaign '88 / Bush vs. Dukakis / Def. Issues #323540

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 08, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: David Martin) American cruise missiles shown leaving base in Great Britain. Vice President George Bush and Michael Dukakis noted agreeing upon elimination of intermediate-range missiles. Bush's views with regard to INF treaty and USSR general secretary Mikhail Gorbachev discussed. [Bush advisor Brent SCOWCROFT - says US is negotiating from strong position.] [Dukakis advisor Madeleine ALBRIGHT - disagrees.] Differences between Dukakis and Bush on defense issues illustration [SCOWCROFT and ALBRIGHT - comment on cands.' defense views.] Dukakis' vacillating stance on SDI/Star Wars noted.

Martin, David;
Rather, Dan

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