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Campaign '88 / Bush vs. Dukakis / Quayle / Electoral Vote / Black Voter #559598

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Oct 08, 1988
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Boston, Massachusetts: Bob Kur) Defense of vice president choice Senator Dan Quayle by Vice President George Bush rptd; scenes shown. [BUSH - expresses support of Quayle.] [In ME, Governor Michael DUKAKIS - says Bush is running away from his vice president choice.] [Senator Lloyd BENTSEN -wonders where Quayle island] [DUKAKIS - responds to Bush on crime issue.] [At Bates College, cand.'s mother Euterpe DUKAKIS - campaigns.] Strategy for Dukakis camp until next debate detailed.

(Studio: Connie Chung) Projected electoral vote count outlined on screen. Report introduced.

(Chicago, Illinois: Tom Pettit) Lack of enthusiasm by black voter for Dukakis reported; scenes shown. [National Coalition for Black Voter Participation spokesperson Sonya JARVIS - says parties have not discussed issues relevant to black voters.] Jesse Jackson's role in Democrat campaign noted. [JACKSON - says black vote needs to be nurtured; campaigns. against Bush.] [Ex-Congress Barbara JORDAN - says Jackson can help ticket.]

Chung, Connie;
Kur, Bob;
Pettit, Tom

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