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Campaign '88 / Dukakis #561330

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 23, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Michael Dukakis reported receiving Senator Bill Bradley's endorsement. Bradley quoted with regard to Dukakis being best candidate to run against Vice President George Bush. Report introduced.

(Jersey City, New Jersey: Bob Kur) Bradley's endorsement reported expected to aid Dukakis in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania primaries. [BRADLEY - says Dukakis could beat Bush.] Dukakis aides noted asserting Bradley's endorsement pressuring Governor Mario Cuomo to endorse him also. Dukakis noted needing endorsement because of splitting white vote with Albert Gore, Richard Gephardt and Paul Simon. Dukakis noted losing black vote to Jesse Jackson. Dukakis' critics quoted re: personality. [Massachusetts Senator William BULGER - jokes about Dukakis' charisma.] Dukakis noted considered bright and serious. [MA house speaker George KEVERIAN - compares Dukakis to Jimmy Carter.] [DUKAKIS - comments on style.] Dukakis noted taking credit for Massachusetts success. [DUKAKIS - says knows how to build strong economy] Econs. noted asserting Dukakis can't take all credit for Massachusetts's econ. success. [On 11 March, '88, DUKAKIS - attacks Gephardt's trade amendment.] Dukakis reported endorsing trade amendment at UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) meeting in Michigan. [GEPHARDT - criticizes Dukakis.] Dukakis noted likely to receive nomination if wins Michigan.

Brokaw, Tom;
Kur, Bob

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