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Campaign '92 / Bush , Perot / Clinton / Political Action Committees #587429

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 08, 1992
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(White House: Jim Miklaszewski) President Bush's latest campaign strategy of appearing on television talk shows featured. [BUSH - comments on balanced budget amendment.] Excerpts shown of undeclared presidential candidate Ross Perot on "Donahue" and Governor Bill Clinton playing saxophone on "The Arsenio Hall Show". [On "Today", PEROT - says he can't sound bite.] [Media analyst Sanford UNGAR - talks about desperation to confront Perot.] Results given of "Time" and "Newsweek" polls on the presidential race. [Bush campaign Robert TEETER - expresses concern.] Discussion held on whether Perot's meeting with big city mayors will improve his credibility and Bush's avoidance of evening network television anchors.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) Clinton's campaign strategy of working with Congress now featured. [CLINTON - talks about challenging, working with Congress.] Clinton campaign ad shown; his proposals to Congress listed. [Representative Tom FOLEY, Governor Mario CUOMO, Senator George MITCHELL - back Clinton and his plan.] [Political analyst Charles COOK - says Clinton has to show he can work with Congress.] ...... (Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced. Amount of money raised and spent by political action committees (PACs) reported.

(Washington: Lisa Myers) Results of Federal Election Commission study on PACs' contributions to this year's Congressional candidates featured; contributions of Teamsters, American Trial Lawyers Association (ATLA), and AutoPAC noted. [Common Cause Fred WERTHEIMER - comments on PACs.] [AutoPAC executive director Frank GLACKEN - talks about requests from incumbent Congressional candidates.] Scenes shown of Representative Bill Alexander, who lost his election despite PAC money. [PAC adviser Steve STACHMEIER - says this is a trend year.]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Miklaszewski, Jim;
Mitchell, Andrea;
Myers, Lisa
Duration:
00:07:40

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