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Campaign '92 / Bush vs. Clinton / Perot, Stockdale Candidacy #341214

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 01, 1992
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Dallas: Scott Pelley) Reentry of Ross Perot into the presidential race featured. [PEROT - says the state volunteers have asked him to run; apologizes for withdrawing in July; reacts to reporters.] [Perot SUPPORTER - comments.] Reasons why Perot withdrew in July reviewed; scenes shown. [Former Perot coordinator Lawrence WAY - opposes Perot's penchant for investigating.] [PEROT - responds.] Perot's central message that the deficit must be dealt with noted.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(White House: Susan Spencer) Reaction to Perot's decision from President Bush featured; scenes shown from the Rose Garden, where Bush announced his new policy allowing the use of ethanol, a decision that will help him in farm states. [Governor Jim EDGAR - comments.] Bush television ad attacking Democratic presidential candidate Bill Clinton's economics shown; its similarities to the campaign used by British Prime Minister John Major noted. [CLINTON - says Bush's claims about taxes are false.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(New York: Richard Threlkeld) Reaction of Clinton to Perot's return to the race featured; scenes shown. [CLINTON - promotes his program.] Clinton's standings versus Bush before and after Perot dropped out compared. Map shown of states where Clinton may be helped and hurt by Perot's presence. ["Newsweek" senior editor Joe KLEIN - comments on the politicians.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) Perot's running mate retired Admiral James Stockdale, a former Vietnam war POW, featured; scenes shown. [PEROT - calls Stockdale a man of steel.] [Former POWs Jeremiah DENTON, Representative Pete PETERSEN - talk about their experiences.] Film clip shown from prisoners of war movie "In Love and War". [STOCKDALE - comments.] [Former Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Admiral William CROWE - talks about Stockdale.]

Martin, David;
Pelley, Scott;
Rather, Dan;
Spencer, Susan;
Threlkeld, Richard

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