NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 25, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Democrats reported vying for Michigan caucuses victory. Report introduced.
(Detroit, Michigan: Ken Bode) Richard Gephardt's fading campaign discussed. Gephardt noted hoping for Michigan win to revitalize effort. Michigan's UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) reported supporting Gephardt's trade bill; details given, scenes shown. [Michigan UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) president Owen BIEBER - comments on Gephardt.] [GEPHARDT - says will win Michigan.] Michael Dukakis' campaign featured; details given of his problems reaching blue collar votes. Senator Edward Kennedy and Thomas "Tip" O'Neill reported endorsing Dukakis. Detroit mayor Coleman Young reported also endorsing Dukakis. Young noted asserting American not ready for black president Jesse Jackson shown campaign [JACKSON - campaigns.] Neither Paul Simon nor Albert Gore noted posing any threat in Michigan.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Cands.' delegate numbers and upcoming primary locations illus.