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Campaign '88 / Quayle vs. Bentsen / Debate / Crime #559579

NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 07, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Reports introd.

(Saint Louis, Missouri: Chris Wallace) Michael Dukakis shown touring automotive prod. plant in Missouri. [DUKAKIS - criticizes Vice President George Bush for selecting Dan Quayle as his running mate and comments on foreign ownership of United States companies] Dukakis noted unaware that he was speaking in plant owned by Italian company [Senator Lloyd BENTSEN - comments on Quayle and John F. Kennedy.] "New York Times", "Los Angeles Times" and "Chicago Tribune" articles with regard to Quayle quoted on screen. [QUAYLE - comments on taking heat of Republican ticket.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Medina, Ohio: Lisa Myers) [BUSH - criticizes Dukakis' stance on crime.] Bush noted recalling case of wkend. furlough rampage of William Horton, Junior [Horton victim Cliff BARNES - accuses Dukakis of insensitivity.] [BUSH - criticizes Dukakis.] Dukakis aide quoted with regard to Massachusetts's crime rate. [Senator Dennis DeCONCINI - comments on situation.] Bush's crime plan outlined on screen; cost of plan estimate

Brokaw, Tom;
Myers, Lisa;
Wallace, Chris

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