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Campaign '92 / Bush vs. Clinton / Debates / Trust Issue / Perot #341282

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 14, 1992
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Mark Phillips) Emphasis by President Bush's camp on the issue of trust in Democratic presidential candidate Bill Clinton featured. [In several excerpts from last night's vice-presidential debate, Vice President Dan QUAYLE - questions Clinton's qualifications, telling the truth etc.] [Republican political consultant John DEARDORFF - says the strategy is a frontal attack on Clinton's persona.] [Democratic vice presidential nominee Senator Albert GORE - brings up "read my lips, no new taxes."] Post-debate analyses reviewed. [Admiral James STOCKDALE - says "why am I here"]

(White House: Susan Spencer) Bush's plans to focus on the character issue in tomorrow's debate featured; scenes shown of a victory celebration in the Rose Garden. [BUSH - backs Quayle.] [Former Reagan aide Lyn NOFZIGER - doubts the tactic will work.] Story in the "Washington Post" on the State Department role in providing documents on Clinton's overseas years summarized. [State Department Richard BOUCHER, Taxpayers Against Fraud, Incorporated, Scott ARMSTRONG - comment on the issue.] Standings of Clinton and Bush in the latest CBS News/"New York Times" poll noted.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Studio: Richard Threlkeld) The Clinton-Gore strategy in response to the Bush-Quayle attacks featured; campaign scenes shown. [GORE - attacks Bush.] Gore's comments on Bush and both Iran/Contra and Iraqgate reviewed. [GORE - calls for Bush to release documents allegedly urging close relations with Iraqi President Saddam Hussein.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) "Newsday" report on the percentages of taxes paid by Ross Perot now and under his economic plan noted.

Phillips, Mark;
Rather, Dan;
Spencer, Susan;
Threlkeld, Richard

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