CBS Evening News for Saturday, Feb 19, 1983
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(Studio) 1984 President cands. Senators Alan Cranston and Ernest Hollings noted attending current AFL-CIO conf.; Walter Mondale, Reubin Askew thought announcing official candidacy soon. Senators John Glenn, Gary Hart reported campaigning. in New Hampshire.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
(Atlanta, Georgia) Possibility of Jesse Jackson entering 1984 presidential race examined; his meeting this week with Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young noted. [JACKSON, YOUNG - consider strategy to defeat President Reagan.] Incr. in Chicago black voter registration with mayoral campaign of Harold Washington cited; Walter Mondale noted endorsing Washington's opponent Richard Daley with Edward Kennedy supporting Mayor Jane Byrne. [JACKSON - considers Mondale and Kennedy endorsements a betrayal.] Shirley Chisholm's showing in 1972 presidential race recalled. [Representative Walter FAUNTROY - thinks black candidate has wider base of support now.] [JACKSON - calls for black voter registration.]
REPORTER: Renee Ferguson