NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 30, 1992
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Standings of Democratic presidential candidate Bill Clinton, President Bush and Ross Perot in the latest CNN/"USA Today", ABC News and CBS News polls compared.
(Saint Louis: John Cochran) Raising of the question of Bush's credibility by the release of a handwritten memo from Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger that then-Vice President Bush was at a meeting where the arms-for-hostage Iran/Contra deal was discussed examined. [On October 13, with Katie Couric, BUSH - says he did not attend the meetings.] [Today, BUSH - says nothing contradicts what he has said.] Bush shown campaigning in Tennessee and Missouri. Bush noted easing restrictions on commercial development of commercial wetlands. [BUSH - campaigns against "ozone."] The tone of Bush's campaign noted.
(Pittsburgh: Andrea Mitchell) Use of the revelations in the Weinberger indictment by a campaigning Clinton featured; scenes shown from Pennsylvania. [CLINTON - says Bush has not been telling the truth.] [Democratic vice presidential nominee Senator Albert GORE - calls the memo a "smoking gun."] [In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, CLINTON - campaigns on the economy; jokes about Bush calling us "bozos."] [CLINTON - outlines his strategy.] Clinton's plans for nonstop campaigning in the last days noted.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Dallas: Jim Cummins) Perot's campaign featured. [Perot press secretary Sharon HOLMAN - says she does not know his schedule.] [On "Larry King Live", PEROT - tells voters to vote your conscience; attacks the Republican Party.] [On "Talking with David Frost", PEROT - comments on running mate James Stockdale's attacks on Clinton and draft dodgers.]