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Dukakis Wants to Play by the Rules

As President Reagan was preparing for the Moscow summit, Michael Dukakis took time away from the campaign trail to conduct a session of his own on Soviet-...

Marathon Man: Dukakis signs up for the race

Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis was a long-distance runner before it was cool, finishing the Boston Marathon as a high school senior in 1951. His...

The Man Who Seals Off Emotion

As he prepared himself one year ago for the opening speech of his presidential campaign, Michael Dukakis was exasperated. In the Boston video studio, his...

During Dukakis's First 100 Days . . .

"We thought of doing a speech on the first 100 days of a Dukakis Administration. We did a speech on regional economic development instead." -- Christopher Edley,...

The Duke of Economic Uplift

Claiming credit for his state's New Age affluence, Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis has been fast gaining ground in the Democratic presidential race. This...

The Democrats: Born to Bustle

If John Kennedy's death stunned the nation, it almost crazed some people in Massachusetts. Those who had been close to Kennedy, in fact or by association, felt...

Bush Scores A Warm Win

The question was in ghoulish taste, but it proved revealing. Moderator Bernard Shaw of CNN began the final presidential debate by demanding that Michael Dukakis...

The Democrats Reaching Common Ground

It was, in a curious way, more like a cathartic lovers' spat than a critical negotiation between two political heavyweights. Platform planks, staff integration...

Is It All Over? Not quite.

The dread moment for a political campaign comes when reporters, and sometimes ordinary citizens, start asking whether the candidate has already lost and the...

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