NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 09, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Highlights on propositions voted on in election reported; details given of anti-abortion victories in Michigan, Colorado, and Arkansas, of MD's keeping of gun control law despite National Rifle Assn. campaign, of Colorado, Arizona, and Florida's voting yes on English as official language, of California's rejecting of proposal to make doctors report names of AIDS patients, of California's approval of increase cigarette tax to promote health. Report introduced.
(Los Angeles, California: George Lewis) California proposition 103 to cut auto insurance rates featured; scenes shown of voter revolt celebration. [Driver Stefanie GRAY - hopes rates will go down.] [Consumer advocate Ralph NADER - says it's time to say "enough is enough" to insurance industry] Ins. companies' response outlined. [Fireman's Fund president Bill McCORMICK - responds.] [Initiative's author Harvey ROSENFIELD - comments on insurance companies]
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Voters reported approving legalized gambling in Deadwood, SD, town in which "Wild Bill" Hickok was shot to death.