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(5) President Reagan's and Walter Mondale's attacks on each other today, in anticipation of next week's debate, reported.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Mississippi) Reagan's criticism of Mondale's economy programs during campaign appearances today examined; films shown. [REAGAN - praises his own economy programs while attacking Mondale's; comments on meeting with USSR foreign minister Andrei Gromyko.] President's apparent campaign strategy considered.
REPORTER: Bill Plante
(New Brunswick, New Jersey) Mondale's attack on Reagan's foreign policy prowess featured; films shown. [MONDALE - mocks Reagan's analysis of nuclear missiles; notes lack of talks in Central America, lack of policy in Mideast, lack of protection in Lebanon and no arms control in general] [Geraldine FERRARO - points out more Marines have been killed in Lebanon in recent mos. than anywhere else since Vietnam; elaborates.]
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
(Studio) League of Women Voters reported selecting Barbara Walters, Edwin Newman and Sander Vanocur as moderators for presidential and vice-presidential debates; details given.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
- Plante, Bill;
- Rather, Dan;
- Schieffer, Bob
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