NBC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 17, 1996
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(Studio: Ann Curry) Report introduced.
(Washington: Joe Johns) The collision of the forces of politics and government in this year when Senate majority leader Bob Dole challenges the sitting president Bill Clinton examined; details given of the Democratic and Republican strategies. [DOLE - campaign against Clinton's rhetoric.] [Representative Dick ARMEY - comments on legislation.] The unfinished bills before Congress outlined on screen. [Presidential historian Michael BESCHLOSS, Democratic media consultant Don SWEITZER, former senator Howard BAKER - outline what could happen during the campaign season.] The parallels of the '96 campaign and '60 campaign, when Senate leader Lyndon Johnson ran as vice president against a Republican-held presidency, noted.