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Campaign '88 / Bush-Dole / Hart #558700

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 12, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Cands. Robert Dole and Vice President George Bush reported declaring truce in New Hampshire. Bush quoted. Dole quoted. Speculation over candidate Gary Hart's success in Iowa discussed. Report introduced

(Des Moines, Iowa: Dennis Murphy) Gary and Lee Hart shown campaigning in Muscatine, Iowa. Hart's celebrity status and Lee Hart's role featured. [Iowa's "Des Moines Register" spokesperson David YEPSEN - comments on Hart's support.] Dramatics of situation discussed. ["Des Moines Register" editor James GANNON - explains Hart's success.] Hart reported crying during "Des Moines Register" interview. [Voice of GANNON - describes Hart's emotional interview.] Hart's poll standings and lack of organization noted. Hart's competitors noted having commercials and more funds. Pol. analysts quoted. [Pol. pollster Patrick CADDELL - says Hart could do well.] Iowa caucuses discussed. [On "Cand. '88 with Marvin Kalb", HART - describes Donna Rice scandal as mistake.] Cands.' debate announced. Hart's reentry noted affecting rivals.

Brokaw, Tom;
Murphy, Dennis

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