Filling in for Lee Atwater

Walsh, K.T.
December 1991
U.S. News & World Report;12/30/91-1/6/92, Vol. 111 Issue 27, People to watch p67
Discusses those who will pick up parts of President George Bush's late strategist, Lee Atwater's role. Since Atwater's death last March, Bush has lost his primary pipeline into his core constituencies: baby boomers, Southern whites and working-class people. How Bush will compensate; Bush's campaign apparatus; Atwater's strategies for Bush.


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