NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 09, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Iowa caucuses' results discussed. Report introduced.
(Manchester, New Hampshire: Dennis Murphy) Richard Gephardt's arrival in New Hampshire after Iowa victory shown. [GEPHARDT - pronounces trade views.] Senator Paul Simon shown arriving in New Hampshire. Simon and Gephardt contrasted. Candidate Michael Dukakis' campaign featured. [DUKAKIS - compares race to marathon.] Iowa results' impact upon Dukakis campaign noted. Cand. Jesse Jackson noted running well in Iowa. [JACKSON - comments on results.] Bruce Babbitt's Iowa performance discussed. [BABBITT - campaigns.] [Gary HART - admits didn't do well.] Hart's Iowa performance discussed. Hart quoted. campaign. contributors noted making crucial decisions.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Richard Gephardt quoted. Gephardt critics quoted regarding Gephardt's mutability. Report introduced.
(Manchester, New Hampshire: Ken Bode) Scenes shown from local newscast in Iowa announcing Gephardt as winner. Gephardt's advrs. reported anticipating onslaught of criticism regarding cand.'s changing views. Paul Simon's radio ad. broadcast Gephardt reported accusing Simon of negative advertising. Journalists noted attacking Gephardt's campaign in Iowa as populist when Congress cronies openly support him. Columnist quoted. ["The New Republic" spokesperson Michael KINSLEY - comments on Gephardt's changing views.] [GEPHARDT - defends changes.] [Gephardt pollster Ed REILLY - says attack intensified when Gephardt won Iowa.] Gephardt's Iowa campaign reviewed. [KINSLEY - says Gephardt can't pander to every state and win.] [REILLY - comments on situation.] [GEPHARDT - says same issues apply throughout cntry.]
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Margin of Gephardt's Iowa victory discussed. News Elecs. Service results given. NBC News survey results regarding Gephardt and Simon mentioned.