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Mondale / AFL-CIO #287288

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 05, 1983
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(Studio) AFL-CIO convention reported endorsing Walter Mondale's 1984 president bid.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Chicago, Illinois) Significance of AFL-CIO support for Mondale explained; issue of workers' actual support for Mondale examined. [Don JORDAN, Larry GOLAB - claim union's endorsement is irrelevant to their voting decision.] CBS News- "New York Times" poll said revealing failure of union leadership to inquire as to members' preference for candidate [Bob CUVALA - will vote for own choice, not union's.] [University of Chicago spokesperson Norman NIE - feels unions no longer have the strength among workers they once experienced.] Econ. and organization implications of endorsement for Mondale's campaign cited.

Rather, Dan

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