CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 18, 1992
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Patrick Buchanan's campaign modifications, CBS News estimates of Republican and Democratic convention delegate counts reported. Report introduced.
(Chicago: Richard Threlkeld) Jerry Brown's "angry populist" campaign featured; scenes shown of Governor Bill Clinton celebrating his victory in Chicago, Paul Tsongas campaigning in Connecticut, and Brown campaigning in Milwaukee, WI, Colorado, and Michigan. [BROWN - comments on his opponents.] [MAN, two WOMEN; during debate, CLINTON - comment on Brown.] Brown reported saying he will not run as an independent in November.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Captol Hill: Mark Phillips) Trend toward election of non- incumbent candidates featured; Carol Moseley Braun's victory over incumbent Senator Alan Dixon in the Illinois Democratic primary reported. [BRAUN - thanks people.] Dixon's involvement in the Clarence Thomas confirmation hearings recalled; scenes shown. [Two WOMEN - comment on Dixon's vote for Thomas' confirmation.] "Chicago Sun-Times" headline on Braun's victory shown. [Democratic political consultant Robert SQUIER - talks about women's issues.] [Representative Charles HAYES - comments on House check-bouncing scandal.] Hayes' loss in the Illinois Congressional primary noted. [Republican political consultant Linda DiVALL - talks about campaign strategies.]