NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 08, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Des Moines, Iowa: Dennis Murphy) Cand. Paul Simon shown campaign Cand. Richard Gephardt shown campaign [GEPHARDT - thanks Iowa citizens.] Cand. Michael Dukakis shown campaign [DUKAKIS - commends Iowa.] campaign. orgs. featured on caucus day. [Pol. analyst Bob BECKEL - comments on caucus day.] Impact of caucus day upon president campaigns. discussed.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Cands. Robert Dole, Pat Robertson, and Vice President George Bush mentioned. Report introduced.
(Des Moines, Iowa: Lisa Myers) Dole shown campaign [DOLE - says would do anything for farmers' votes and urges opponents to stay home.] Bush shown campaign on college campuses. [BUSH - urges voting.] [BUSH - speaks to Dole supporters.] [Dole AIDE - calls voters.] [Pierre du PONT - says needs to finish ahead of Jack Kemp.] Kemp shown campaign Robertson's vote count center shown. [ROBERTSON - says doesn't trust Bush staff.] Bush noted leaving for New Hampshire.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw; Des Moines, Iowa: Ken Bode) Iowa's impact on remaining campaign emphasized. Difficulty in predicting winner mentioned. Bush noted nervous about Robertson's support.