NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 01, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) "Super Tuesday" discussed. Vermont primary results given; cands. Michael Dukakis and Jesse Jackson reported finishing first and second, respectively. Vice President George Bush reported winning Republican Vermont primary with Robert Dole following. Bush campaign featured. Report introduced.
(Atlanta, Georgia: Lisa Myers) Bush shown campaign Dole mentioned attacking Bush on issue advisor once noted would be used in desperation. Dole ad about the Iran/Contra scandal shown. [DOLE - comments on Iran/Contra scandal.] Dole quoted with regard to Bush's record. Dole aide quoted with regard to Dole south strategy. Bush noted competing with Pat Robertson for fundamentalist votes. [BUSH - says accepts Jesus as Savior.] Bush's book with regard to moral issues noted being rushed through presses. [BUSH - urges return to moral values.] Bush aides quoted. Dole aide quoted.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Tampa, Florida: Dennis Murphy) [DUKAKIS - attacks Richard Gephardt's tax views.] [GEPHARDT - attacks Dukakis.] Gephardt's Populist message mentioned being favored in South [Albert GORE - asks Gephardt about President Reagan's tax reform bill.] [Jimmy CARTER - endorses Gephardt.] Jackson shown campaign Jackson expected to win major victory on "Super Tuesday" Jackson's strategy featured. Gore's TV ad shown. [GEPHARDT - campaigns.] Gephardt's funding problems discussed. Dukakis' problems in South outlined. "Super Tuesday" campaign noted tiring for cands. [GEPHARDT - tells Gore sounds like Alexander Haig.] [GORE - says sounds like Richard Nixon.] [JACKSON - chides candidates not to resort to bickering.] TV ad blitz noted to begin as last efforts for "Super Tuesday."
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