NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 09, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Vice President George Bush, Robert Dole and Pat Robertson's "Super Tuesday" vote counts illustration Bush noted closer to receiving nomination than other Republican cands. Report introduced.
(Houston, Texas: Lisa Myers) [Last night, BUSH - says will be next president] Bush noted resting prior to beginning Illinois campaign White House chief of staff Howard Baker quoted. [BAKER - says President Reagan is pleased with approval rating.] Dole shown campaign in Illinois. Dole shown visiting hospital where recovered from World War II injuries. [DOLE - says will survive.] Dole's strategy detailed and television ads. shown. Dole noted challenging Bush to Lincoln- Douglas style debate. Bush's refusal noted. [DOLE - criticizes Bush's refusal.] Robertson's "Super Tuesday" disaster featured. Robertson aide quoted. [ROBERTSON - refers to Reagan's many president campaigns.] Dole noted being under pressure to do well in Illinois.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Jack Kemp reported scheduling news conf.; withdrawal noted expected.
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