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Campaign '92 / Perot / Opposition Research #587653

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 02, 1992
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Letters in the "Los Angeles Times" that were unflattering to undeclared candidate Ross Perot's naval career noted.

(Washington: Lisa Myers) Use of "opposition research" by special political hit squads in presidential campaigns featured. [Democratic National Committee Dan CAROL - explains what is looked for.] [President BUSH - reacts to investigations.] Republicans use of the Willie Horton prison furlough issue against '88 candidate Michael Dukakis and against candidate Patrick Buchanan this year recalled. [Based on opposition research, Governor Bill CLINTON - criticizes Jerry Brown's speech.] [PEROT - reacts to Republican "dirty tricks."] [Clinton campaign's George STEPHANOPOULOS - says Perot is a master at opposition research.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Myers, Lisa

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