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Campaign 1976 / Mondale Interview #243234

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 08, 1976
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(Studio) In interview with Democratic Vice Presidential candidate, Senator Walter F. Mondale, nominee gives his assessment of how campaign is going. (Film of interview shown.) [MONDALE - says issues in campaign favor Democratic ticket.] Reporter asks about apathy of voters. [MONDALE - says in last month before election, he thinks substantial amount of apathy will disappear. Says campaign in aftermath of Vietnam war, Watergate, FBI and CIA illegal activities, must persuade Americans that election process really works, but can't be done overnight.] Reporter asks why Democratic campaign let down after convention [MONDALE - says after convention Democrats overly confident, but it's over now and are back on offensive.] Reporter asks if ticket has enough money. [MONDALE - says no, but Republicans don't either; cites campaign funds law and federal supplied funds as not being enough for solid national campaign.] Reporter asks about debate with Republican Vice President nominee Senator Robert Dole. [MONDALE - says he looks forward to it.]
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter

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