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Campaign '88 / Republicans / Democrats #561019

NBC Evening News for Friday, Feb 05, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Des Moines, Iowa: Lisa Myers) Harsh verbal exchanges between Vice President George Bush and Senator Robert Dole featured. Dole quoted. [DOLE - comments on conversation with Bush.] Bush's grievances against Dole reported publisher in memo. [DOLE - criticizes Bush.] Dole's campaign manager quoted. [BUSH - denies attacking Dole.] Bush aide quoted. Pat Robertson shown campaign [ROBERTSON - campaigns.] Cands. reported believing Robertson running for third place against Jack Kemp. Kemp's TV ad shown. Pierre du Pont and Alexander Haig mentioned. Republican officials quoted.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Des Moines, Iowa: Dennis Murphy) Cands. Paul Simon, Michael Dukakis and Richard Gephardt reported running close race in Iowa. [GEPHARDT - campaigns.] Simon's campaign reported demanding Gephardt suspend television ads. until Gephardt can prove he hasn't exceeded campaign limits. Gephardt's campaign spokesperson quoted. Simon's radio ad quoted on screen. [Farmers Emory and Julie RAUH - comment on switching from Gephardt to Simon.] Dukakis noted New Hampshire favorite. Gary Hart shown throwing axes in New Hampshire. [Bruce BABBITT - campaigns.] Jesse Jackson noted being well-received but not expected to win. Senator Albert Gore shown jogging in Florida. Iowa caucuses reported not predictable.

Brokaw, Tom;
Murphy, Dennis;
Myers, Lisa

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