NBC Evening News for Saturday, May 07, 1988
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.
(DC: Irving R. Levine) Issue of people voting according to their pocketbook during elecs. examined; scenes shown from Houston, Texas, machine shop. [Pol. analyst John MAKIN - discusses view of voting by pocketbook.] [Katonah, New York, department store owner Jim RANERI - says business is on upswing.] [MAKIN - gives Republican position.] Lack of uniformity of opinion in town of Katonah detailed. [PEOPLE -express their concerns during election year] [In Houston plant, WORKERS - offer mixed opinions on economy and their vote.] Nervousness in American in wake of last October's stock market crisis mentioned. [Pol. analyst Norman ORNSTEIN - says people nervous about their economy futures may choose not to gamble.] [MAKIN - says Democrats must convince voters they have been left behind.]