NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 23, 1988
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Use of poet Dylan Thomas' line by author Roger Kahn for book title, "Boys of Summer", mentioned. Report introduced.
(Des Moines, Iowa: Tom Pettit) Decisive campaigning. in winter by president cands. featured; details given, scenes shown from campaigns. of Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Sargent Shriver, Edmund Muskie, Robert Dole. [In 1972, MUSKIE - expresses anger about attack on wife.] Robert Frost quoted. [President Lyndon JOHNSON - says will not seek nomination for another term.] campaigns. of Johnson, George Romney, Richard Nixon, Hubert Humphrey, George Wallace, Robert F. Kennedy, Eugene McCarthy shown. [MAN - talks about challenges.] President election campaigns. of 1976 and 1980 in Iowa and New Hampshire shown; George Bush, Reagan, Carter mentioned. [Senator Edward KENNEDY - says likes Iowa.] [In 1980, Howard BAKER, DOLE - attack Bush.] Current campaign between Bush and Dole noted.
(Studio: Connie Chung) Former candidate George McGovern reported stating he may enter pres. race if selection goes to convention floor.
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