CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 05, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Studio: Bruce Morton) Hottest political contests examined; details given of alleged North Carolina Republican ploy to scare blacks from voting in senate race between Jesse Helms and Harvey Gantt; Newark, New Jersey, federal judge noted ruling that 1982 consent decree doesn't apply to North Carolina GOP. [HELMS - talks to crowd.] Details given of Texas gubernatorial race between Clayton Williams and Ann Richards; scenes shown of President Bush campaigning for Williams. Florida race between Governor Bob Martinez and opponent Lawton Chiles detailed; scenes shown of Senator Sam Nunn campaigning for Chiles. [Barbara BUSH - speaks in commercial for Martinez.] [CHILES - talks to crowd.] Gubernatorial races between California Senator Pete Wilson and Dianne Feinstein, Minnesota incumbent Rudy Perpich and Arne Carlson, Illinois candidates Neil Hartigan and James Edgar, Massachusetts opponents John Silber and William Weld, New York incumbent Mario Cuomo and three others mentioned; scenes shown. [Republican pollster Richard WORTHLETT, Democratic consultant Robert SQUIER - comment on economy and other issues threatening Republicans.]
(Studio: Dan Rather, Bruce Morton) Election issues which have faded discussed.