Footage for The 90's election specials. Super Tuesday news coverage off air.
00:00Copy video clip URL Black screen.
00:22Copy video clip URL Television footage of changing channels.
01:42Copy video clip URL The WGN nine o’clock news begins with coverage of Super Tuesday. They show the polling numbers of several states, showing a successful day for Governor Bill Clinton. Newsman mentions the continued nuisance that Pat Buchanan has been to President George H.W. Bush.
06:45Copy video clip URL Footage from Buchanan headquarters. George Grey says they will make a strong showing in Illinois and denies any similarity between Buchanan and Congressman David Duke.
08:59Copy video clip URL Footage of the Clintons at headquarters. Hillary says that they’ve seen the same desires all over the country and expresses her refusal to see the country deteriorate. Bill talks about the events of Super Tuesday, saying that the people are calling for genuine change. He says, “The people in the South heard the worst about me, but they saw the best.” He claims that commitment and desire to do better trumps imperfections.
15:22Copy video clip URL Analyst says that Clinton has allies in Chicago politics but cannot yet rely on the vote of upper-middle class, educated whites.
18:08Copy video clip URL Senator Paul Tsongas speaks about bringing in moderate Republicans, support of his economic polices, and his and Clinton’s use of negative advertising.
20:47Copy video clip URL Back to the WLS-TV studio, where Peter Jennings reports.
21:07Copy video clip URL Tom Brokaw reports on the poll numbers. Buchanan addresses supporters in Michigan.
23:45Copy video clip URL David Brinkley and Peter Jennings report on poll numbers.
24:24Copy video clip URL ABC political director Hal Bruno says Bush has a strong position for nomination and Tsongas will have a hard time beating Clinton. Vice President Dan Quayle speaks on Buchanan. Former Michael Dukakis campaign manager says that Clinton has the money, organization, and political backing to win the nomination and that Tsongas will need to beat Clinton in Illinois and Michigan to have a chance.
28:25Copy video clip URL Lynn Sheer of ABC news speaks to Peter Jennings on Jerry Brown’s demographics. Jennings asks him why he continues to run in the primaries and Brown maintains that he has a chance at winning and is the best candidate.
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