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Campaign '92 / Perot Quits #345378

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 16, 1992
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(Madison Square Garden: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Dallas: Bill Lagattuta) Decision by undeclared candidate Ross Perot to quit the race featured; scenes shown from Dallas. [PEROT - says it would be disruptive to continue.] [Perot campaign manager Hamilton JORDAN, former Perot campaign co-manager Ed ROLLINS - comment.] The Perot movement reviewed. [PEROT - talks about the government.] [Today, PEROT - comments on the two candidates; says he can't win in November.] [On July 2, PEROT - says he will do what the people want.] The background to today's decision discussed.

(Madison Square Garden: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Dallas: Scott Pelley) Reaction of Perot's volunteers featured; scenes shown from Dallas. [Campaign chairman Tom LUCE - breaks down.] [New York Perot campaign manager Matthew LIFFLANDER - calls it a political con job.] [Three SUPPORTERS, two telephone VOLUNTEERS - comment.] [On May 27, 1992, PEROT - says he will do what he says will do.]

(Madison Square Garden: Dan Rather) Perot's decision analyzed. [Political analyst Kevin PHILLIPS - explains how President Bush and Governor Bill Clinton will be helped and hurt by Perot's decision; predicts Perot may make some links to the Democrats.]

Lagattuta, Bill;
Pelley, Scott;
Rather, Dan

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