Press: The Kids on the Bus

Too many candidates and too little money spawn a new TV breed

As the audience fills the cavernous chapel of Atlanta's Spelman College to hear Presidential Aspirant Jesse Jackson, Nils Kongshaug of CBS News is already seated in the back, notebook at the ready, savoring the gospel choir. "One thing that's great about the Jackson campaign is the music," observes Kongshaug, who has been traveling with the candidate since January. "Sometimes I'm disappointed when the gospel music ends and Jackson begins." Still, Kongshaug quickly adds, having to sit through the same impassioned speech several times a day is better than his previous CBS assignment, answering phones for the Evening News.

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