NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 30, 1988
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Michael Dukakis' victory over Jesse Jackson in Connecticut primary discussed. Cands.' delegate counts illustration Jackson noted meeting in DC with Democratic party leaders Report introduced.
(DC: Ken Bode) Jackson quoted with regard to raising comfort levels of Washington, DC Democratic leaders [JACKSON - says trying to broaden support.] Ex- Defense Secretary Clark Clifford mentioned attending; details given, scenes shown. [Ex- Johnson aide Ben WATTENBERG - says reporters not asking Jackson tough questions with regard to support for Fidel Castro and other anti-American leaders] [Ex-Democrat chairperson John WHITE - comments on Jackson.] [Senator Albert GORE - criticizes Jackson.] [CLIFFORD - praises Jackson and comments on Jackson's defense views.] Jackson noted to undergo more intense scrutiny from press and other politicians. Jackson's campaign strategy outlined.