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Ten O'Clock News; Robertson & Jackson exude confidence


David Boeri reports that Pat Robertson, a Republican US Presidential candidate, is confident of success in the Super Tuesday primary elections. Robertson has strong support in the South. His success could threaten the campaigns of candidates in both parties, including Al Gore. Interview with Robertson, who says that he is the only conservative candidate in a position to win. Al Gore and Tipper Gore campaigning. Republican candidate Jack Kemp. Jackson campaigning in New Hampshire. Boeri reports that Jesse Jackson did well in the Iowa caucuses, and expects to do well in the New Hampshire primaries. Interview with Jackson.

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Ten O'Clock News

Robertson & Jackson exude confidence

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NIGHTLY NEWS WITH CHRISTOPHER LYDON AND CARMEN FIELDS Began January 1976. Replaced evening news show EVENING COMPASS. Original host: Steve Nevas. Other anchors, Christopher Lydon (1977-91) and Gail Harris (1983). In 1980 - hour long. Ended in 1991.

(PREDECESSORS: Louis Lyons began news operations at WGBH in 1952. The News at 10 began in 1966. The Reporters premiered in 1970. The Evening Compass started in 1974.) Series release date: 1/1976



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Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1988
Kemp, Jack
Jackson, Jesse, 1941-
African American politicians
Robertson, Pat
Gore, Albert, 1948-
Political campaigns
News Report
Boeri, David (Reporter)
Robertson, Pat (Interviewee)
Jackson, Jesse, 1941- (Interviewee)
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