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Campaign '96 / Powell Announcement / Analysis #400409

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 08, 1995
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(Alexandria, Virginia: Gene Randall) Announcement from former Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Colin Powell that he will not run for the presidency in '96 featured. [POWELL - says he will not run for elective office; denies security concerns; notes that he does not have the passion and commitment to run for office.] [Wife Alma POWELL - comments.]

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Interview held with political analyst Bill Schneider about the meaning of Powell's decision. [SCHNEIDER - says it is good news for Republican candidate Senator Bob Dole and for President Clinton; reviews Powell's appeal to the voters and to the rest of the world; reaffirms that Powell said today that he is a Republican who could have a supportive role in the election.]

Randall, Gene;
Woodruff, Judy

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