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Election 1984 / Jackson #288433

CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 09, 1983
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(Studio) 1984 presidential candidate Jesse Jackson profiled; films shown. [JACKSON - promises revamp of society.] Jackson's oratorical skills noted. [JACKSON - notes greatness of United States lies in its hope; addresses University of Texas.] Emotional appeal of Jackson's candidacy noted. [JACKSON - comments on nation's treatment of children, poor, elderly.] Walter Mondale's use of same quote, attributing it to Hubert Humphrey mentioned. [JACKSON - challenges Yuri Andropov to summit; comments on Reaganomics, voodoo econs. as analyzed by Vice President George Bush; calls for voter registration.] Alan Cranston and John Glenn mentioned. [JACKSON - discusses purpose of his campaign, voter registration as it relates to Democratic party] Jackson's voter registration emphasis illustrated with campaign stop at university; Martin Luther King, Junior, mentioned.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:05:00

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