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Campaign '96 / Powell Announcement #360965

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 08, 1995
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: David Martin) Announcement from former Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Colin Powell that he will not run for the presidency in '96 featured; various scenes shown of Powell. [POWELL - says he does not want to make the personal sacrifices and changes that would be required at this time; comments on other things he may do to serve the public; blacks in the Republican Party.] [Wife Alma POWELL - comments.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Phil Jones) The political fall-out from Powell's announcement examined. [New Hampshire Governor Steve MERRILL, presidential candidates Pat BUCHANAN, Lamar ALEXANDER, Representative Robert DORNAN, Senator Phil GRAMM - each say he or Dole will be the Republican nominee.] [Representative Newt GINGRICH - coyly plays with the idea of running for president.] President Clinton said likely to benefit the most from Powell's decision.

Jones, Phil;
Martin, David;
Rather, Dan

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