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Campaign 1984 / Mondale, Reagan #293818

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 15, 1984
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(Studio) Walter Mondale's optimism over election next month noted. [MONDALE - advises Ronald Reagan to heed Satchel Paige.] Poll's implications for Mondale considered.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Berkeley, California) [REAGAN - praises college students' political involvement.] Irony in campus support for Reagan examined; films shown. Berkeley's College Republicans cited as example of 18-24 year old age group's endorsement of President's conservative pols. [PEOPLE - favor Reagan.] [Poet Allen GINSBERG - attributes phenomenon to GOP's public relations expenditures.] Rel. between Reaganomics and selfishness of 18-24 age group considered. [PEOPLE - think Reagan will provide them jobs upon graduation.] Psychological factor in young voters' attraction to cand. projecting strongest father image noted. [Soc. psychologist Scott FRASER - explains.] CBS "News-New York Times" early October poll indicating President's lead over Mondale compared with post-debate poll; figs. outlined on screen. Reagan's photograph session with young voters near University of Alabama at McDonald's restaurant today shown.
REPORTER: Jerry Bowen

Bowen, Jerry;
Rather, Dan

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