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Campaign '88 #554042

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 01, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) President debate previewed. Report introduced.

(DC: Lisa Myers) Republican president cands. listed; scenes shown. Front- runners Vice President George Bush and Senator Robert Dole noted. [Pol. analyst Kevin PHILLIPS - Bush has it to lose.] Bush's campaign budget and stance on issues discussed; scenes shown. [BUSH -comments on need for better education system.] "Wimp" factor mentioned. [BUSH - defends position.] Dole's criticism of Reagan administration noted. [DOLE - says been called gloom and doom cand.; says he offers real record and works harder than Bush.] Pat Robertson and Jack Kemp's standings detailed; scenes shown. Historical statistics quoted regarding Bush's chances of landing nomination

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Manchester, New Hampshire: Dennis Murphy) Democrat president cands. shown and discussed. [Democrat pollster Peter HART - says no one leads.] Iowa and New Hampshire primaries featured. [Bruce BABBITT - says United States needs to cut spending and raise taxes.] [Michael DUKAKIS - knows what choices to make.] [Richard GEPHARDT - says protectionist trade legislature needed.] [Senator Al GORE, Junior - says United States needs strong defense] [Jesse JACKSON - says United States Reagan is morally weak.] [Senator Paul SIMON - wants government that cares.] Primary theory explained. New York Governor Mario Cuomo mentioned as possible cand.; scenes shown. Bill Bradley and Sam Nunn mentioned. [Pol. consultant David GARTH - says obscure cands. wouldn't have been tolerated in past; explains.] Democrat race described as open.

Brokaw, Tom;
Murphy, Dennis;
Myers, Lisa

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