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Campaign '88 / Bush vs. Dukakis / Racism Issue #559389

NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 24, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Reports introd.

(Los Angeles, California: Chris Wallace) [Senator Lloyd BENTSEN - says Republicans are exploiting case of furloughed criminal William Horton.] [Representative Norman MINETA - says Horton ad is full of racial undertones.] [Michael DUKAKIS - refuses to comment on subject.] Dukakis aides quoted with regard to racism. [Dukakis campaign chairperson Paul BROUNTAS - comments.] [DUKAKIS - calls Vice President George Bush a liar.] Dukakis noted not taking high road in campaign.

(No location given, ME: Lisa Myers) [BUSH - says Dukakis is desperate.] Horton case recalled; Bush TV ad shown. Bush aides quoted with regard to blacks' concerns about crime. [BUSH - campaigns.] Bush shown being jeered in Maine. [BUSH - tries to campaign]

Brokaw, Tom;
Myers, Lisa;
Wallace, Chris

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