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1984 Campaign / Mondale / Maine Straw Poll #293038

CBS Evening News for Friday, Sep 30, 1983
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(Studio) Walter Mondale reported receiving National Educ. Association endorsement; AFL-CIO thought announcing its support of him tomorrow.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Bailey Island, ME) Significance of tomorrow's straw poll in Maine to 1984 Democrat cands. examined. [Senator Ernest HOLLINGS, MONDALE - solicit votes.] ME's role in Democratic Convention noted. [Democrat state chairperson Barry HOBBINS, Mondale state coordinator Joe TRIPPI - discuss straw poll.] Mondale's showing in other state straw votes recalled. [Secretary of State Rod QUINN - supports Hollings.] Goals of Hollings, Alan Cranston, John Glenn here noted. [Glenn state coordinator John DIAMOND - feels poll is overblown.] Gary Hart, Reubin Askew noted opting to stay out of Maine straw poll, while George McGovern hopes for write-in votes. [TRIPPI - notes event is both insane and significant.]
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Morton, Bruce;
Rather, Dan

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