NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 08, 1989
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.
(DC: Lisa Myers) Black cands. reported winning significant elecs. Doug. Wilder reported projected winning Virginia gubernatorial race over Marshall Coleman. [WILDER - comments.] David Dinkins noted winning New York City mayoral race over Rudolph Giuliani. [DINKINS - comments.] campaigns. of Wilder and Dinkins compared; details given, scenes shown. [Pol. analyst Doug. BAILEY - says cands. were successful because they kept Jesse Jackson out of their campaigns.] [JACKSON - responds.] [Joint Center for Pol. Studies spokesperson Eddie WILLIAMS - predicts more blacks seeking election] Impact of abortion issue in races discussed. New Jersey gubernatorial winner James Florio's stance on abortion issue noted. [Senator Bob PACKWOOD - says abortion issue could be disastrous for Republican party]
(Studio: Garrick Utley) Various decisions made during elecs. across country listed and explained.