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Jackson / Cand. #287248

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 31, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Jesse Jackson said formally announcing candidate for 1984 presidential campaign [Mayor Coleman YOUNG - explains opposition to Jackson's cand.] [Representative John CONYERS - disagrees.] [Black Agenda executive director Grover WALKER, NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) exec. Benjamin HOOKS - debate Jackson's cand.] [Walter MONDALE - anticipates good campaign with Jackson.] [Joint Center for Pol. Studies spokesperson Eddie WILLIAMS - anticipates possible impact of Jackson candidate on Mondale's campaign] Findings of CBS "News-New York Times" poll on Jackson's standing against Mondale outlined on screen; number new black voters registering in Chicago during Harold Washington's mayoral campaign cited. Ronald Reagan's 1980 victory margin in some south states listed on screen; implications of Jackson's candidate for American political system considered.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Morton, Bruce;
Rather, Dan

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