NBC Evening News for Friday, Jan 15, 1988
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Vice President George Bush reported winning over half of Michigan delegate convention votes. Cand. Pat Robertson noted claiming election fraudulent and planning to contest outcome. Cand. Robert Dole reported leading Bush in Iowa. President Reagan's lack of popularity in Iowa mentioned. Iowa poll illustration and discussed. Report introduced.
(Des Moines, Iowa: Tom Brokaw) Iowa forum announced. Iowa favorite noted as yet undecided. Gary Hart's reentry mentioned. Iowa's economy difficulties mentioned. ["Des Moines Register" political columnist David YEPSEN - comments on situation.] Percentage of undecided Iowa Democrats given. [Former party chairperson Ed CAMPBELL - comments on party chaos.] [Democrat activists Dawn CONAT and Greg NICHOLS - comment on difficulty of choosing among Democrat cands.] Undecided Democrat farmer Dixon Terry featured. [TERRY - comments on choosing cand.] Cands.' television commercials shown and discussed. [Cedar Rapids, Iowa, anti-poverty program spokesperson Don MANECCIA (Central Intelligence Agency) - comments on choice of cands.] Iowa's impact upon pres. campaign discussed.