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Baker Resignation / Bush Campaign #564112

NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 05, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(DC: Andrea Mitchell) Treasury Secretary James Baker reported resigning from post to head Vice President George Bush's president election campaign [President REAGAN - announces resignation.] [BUSH - praises Baker.] [BAKER - comments.] [Republican pollster Ed ROLLINS - comments on situation.] Baker's role in Reagan administration outlined; ex-White House chief of staff Don. Regan mentioned. [Econ. Robert HORMATS - comments on Baker.] [Senator Bill BRADLEY - comments on third world debt.] Bush's friend Nicholas Brady reported appointed to succeed Baker. Republicans reported fearing dull convention

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Baker reported Chris Wallace's guest on "Meet the Press".

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Laguna Beach, California: Bob Kur) [Michael DUKAKIS - responds to Vice President George Bush's criticism of his lack of foreign policy experience and mentions Ayatollah Ruholla Khomeini, Manuel Noriega and Ferdinand Marcos.] Dukakis aides reported sending letter to Bush with regard to debates. [DUKAKIS and BUSH - comment on debates.] Neither debate format nor date noted agreed upon.

Brokaw, Tom;
Kur, Bob;
Mitchell, Andrea

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