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Campaign '92 / Bush vs. Clinton / Second Debate #583587

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 15, 1992
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(Richmond: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Richmond, Virginia: John Cochran) President Bush's strategy and preparations for tonight's second presidential debate featured; campaign scenes shown. [In chat with Katie Couric on "Today", BUSH - talks about "contentious interviewers."] [On "Larry King Live", BUSH - talks about the facts.] Possibility that a Bush attack on Bill Clinton could lead to a peacemaking response from Ross Perot noted. [In first debate, PEROT - criticizes Bush.]

(Richmond, Virginia: Andrea Mitchell) Clinton's preparations for the debate featured; details given of tonight's free-wheeling debate format with questions from an audience. [CLINTON - says he feels comfortable.] [Clinton communications director George STEPHANOPOULOS - says it will be a tough crowd tonight.] [In New Hampshire and Florida town meetings, CLINTON - comments.] Clinton's new attack ad on Bush shown. [Democratic vice presidential nominee Senator Albert GORE - says Iraqgate is a bigger cover-up than Watergate.] The people's primary concern about the economy, not character issues, reiterated.

(Richmond: Tom Brokaw; Richmond: Andrea Mitchell, John Cochran) Issues to be raised in the debate discussed further.

Brokaw, Tom;
Cochran, John;
Mitchell, Andrea

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