NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 04, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(DC: Lisa Myers) Vice President George Bush's campaign featured; details given, scenes shown. [BUSH - praises President Reagan's administration] Advrs. noted attempting to sever coattails. [Bush campaign manager Lee ATWATER - compares Michael Dukakis to Jimmy Carter and Walter Mondale.] Bush aides noted concerned with regard to independent and blue collar voters. [Republican analyst Kevin PHILLIPS - comments on Bush.] Reagan administration problems with Attorney General Edwin Meese, trade and civil rights noted hurting Bush's campaign [BUSH - campaigns.] [Republican analyst Roger STONE - comments on Bush.] [BUSH - discusses goals.] Bush campaign noted depicting him as candidate for 90's. [PHILLIPS - says Bush slight underdog.] Bush aides quoted.