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Campaign '88 / Bush vs. Dukakis / Debate #559190

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 13, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Preparations for debate between Vice President George Bush and Michael Dukakis featured; details given, scenes shown. Report introduced.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw, Lisa Myers, Chris Wallace) Cands.' debate strategy outlined.

(Studio: Ken Bode) Background to president debate featured. [Jimmy CARTER, Walter MONDALE, Senators Lloyd BENTSEN, Dan QUAYLE - advise Dukakis.] Quayle expected to be debate topic. ["Newsday" reporter Jimmy BRESLIN, syndicated columnist Patrick BUCHANAN and "The New Republic" spokesperson Michael KINSLEY - comment on Quayle.] [QUAYLE -compliments Bush.] Bush's performance in first debate recalled. ["Boston Globe "columnist Ellen GOODMAN - comments on Bush.] Debate format discussed. [Senator Alan SIMPSON - says Americans will be fair.] [Ex-Senator Barry GOLDWATER, Atlanta mayor Andrew YOUNG, CARTER - comment on campaign] California officials noted releasing neutered Mediterranean fruit flies near debate site.

Reporter(s):
Bode, Ken;
Brokaw, Tom
Duration:
00:05:50

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