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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Des Moines, Iowa: Dennis Murphy) Democrat cands. reported bickering during Boston, Massachusetts, debate; details given, scenes shown. [Cands. Albert GORE, Richard GEPHARDT - quarrel.] Polls noted indicating Gephardt, Michael Dukakis and Paul Simon running closely. [SIMON - campaigns.] [Simon campaign spokesperson Pat MITCHELL - comments on campaign] Impact of television ads. discussed. Gephardt's rise in polls noted coinciding with massive TV ad campaign Simon's ads. noted asserting Harry Truman-Hubert Humphrey characteristics. Dukakis' ads. featured; scenes shown. Gore's lack of ads. mentioned. Gore noted sending chartered plane to Iowa offering reporters free ride to Florida. Gore opponent quoted.
- Brokaw, Tom;
- Murphy, Dennis
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