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Politics / Campaign Costs / Television Attack Ads #596335

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 18, 1994
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pete Williams) The prospects for the most expensive ever midterm elections examined; scenes shown of key campaign races while the extent of spending is detailed with money statistics cited. [Center for Responsive Politics Josh GOLDSTEIN, National Association of Business PACs Steven STOCKMEYER - offer differing opinions on political spending.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Bob Kur) "Down and dirty" television campaign attack ads examined; representative negative ads and statistics on average media spending shown on screen; various campaign scenes shown. [Political analyst Doug BAILEY - analyzes the ads.] The orgy of government and presidential bashing in the ads pointed out.

Brokaw, Tom;
Kur, Bob;
Williams, Pete

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