CBS Evening News for Saturday, Mar 05, 1988
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Winning of Wyoming caucuses by Senator Albert Gore reported; other candidates named. Report introduced.
(DC: Bruce Morton) Jesse Jackson's second run for president featured; scenes shown from campaign rally. [Alabama Democratic conference spokesman Alvin HOLMES - explains black support of Jackson.] Holmes' conference's endorsement of Walter Mondale in 1984 & of Jackson in 1988 mentioned. [HOLMES - comments on civil rights records of white candidates.] [Dukakis campaign spokesperson Debbie WILLHITE - explains use of primary period by Governor Michael Dukakis' camp.] Issue of white candidates' lack of attempts to gain black voter support discussed. [Tyrone BROOKS - says we need a winner, not a symbolic candidate.] [Atlanta, Georgia, Mayor Andrew YOUNG - says there has been no challenge to natural support by blacks of Jackson.] Importance of black vote to Jackson campaign reiterated.
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