NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 01, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Polls noted uncertain barometer at this point in campaign Report introduced.
(DC: Ken Bode) London, England, polling company featured; details given, scenes shown. [Ladbrokes Oddsmaker spokesperson Ron POLLARD - says Robert Dole is now favorite.] Heavy British betting on United States president election anticipated. [POLLARD - betting is more reliable than polls.] Polls from last president election reviewed. Scenes shown of Senator John Glenn and Vice President Walter Mondale; details given. Gary Hart phenomenon reviewed; scenes shown. 1972 and 1976 elecs. reviewed; details given, scenes shown. Unreliability of polling this early discussed. Iowa choice reported uncertain. [Roosevelt Center for American Pol. Studies Bill GALSTON - discusses Iowa winner's inevitable gain in polls.] Uncertainty of campaign situation noted.
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