NBC Evening News for Saturday, Mar 05, 1988
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.
(DC: Andrea Mitchell) Impact of fatigue on president cands.' health featured; scenes shown from campaign trail. [Senator Paul SIMON - explains problem of staying awake.] [Senator Robert DOLE - explains head cold; accuses Vice President George Bush of lying.] [Dole campaign manager William BROCK - says fatigue leads to mistakes.] Exs. given of cands.' mistakes. [Gary HART, DOLE - make misstatements.] [George McGOVERN - says fatigue is publisher enemy number 1 during campaigns.] Length of campaigns. noted. [Bruce BABBITT - says spent two years on the road.] [Walter MONDALE - explains coping with fatigue.] Fatigue reported blamed for debate bickering; exs. shown.