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Michael and Kitty Dukakis at a polling station
[Democrats on Super Tuesday]
Original Airdate: 3/8/1988

Length: 00:02:54
Item Type: newstape - edited story master

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Description : Abstract
Meg Vaillancourt reports that Michael Dukakis (Democratic US Presidential candidate) is the frontrunner among the Democratic presidential candidates after faring well in the Super Tuesday primary elections. Vaillancourt notes that Dukakis did well in the Southern states because he had money to travel and to buy advertising time. Vaillancourt notes that Jesse Jackson (Democratic US Presidential candidate) won the African American vote and votes from southern whites. Vaillancourt discusses the performances of Democratic candidates Al Gore, Dick Gephardt, and Paul Simon. She notes that Gore did better than analysts had predicted. Vaillancourt analyzes the candidates' chances in the upcoming Illinois primary election. Vaillancourt's report includes footage of Dukakis campaigning, footage of Dukakis speaking to the media and footage from a Dukakis campaign advertisement. Vaillancourt's report is also accompanied by footage of Jackson campaigning, by footage of Gore campaigning and by footage of Gephardt and Simon. Vaillancourt's report features footage from a Gephardt campaign advertisement and footage of Dukakis with Walter Mondale (1984 Democratic US Presidential candidate).

Contributor : Reporter
Meg Vaillancourt
Format : Tape 5666   Barcode   Script is available.
3/4" cassette 65506 
VHS cassette 104229 
Betacam cassette 104228 
digital betacam cassette 104227 

Subject : Keywords
African American politicians
Elections - 1988 presidential campaign and elections

Subject : Personal Names
Dukakis, Kitty
Dukakis, Michael
Gephardt, Richard
Gore, Al
Gore, Tipper
Hart, Gary
Jackson, Jesse
Mondale, Walter
Simon, Paul
Vaillancourt, Meg

Type : Genre
News - Television

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