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Campaign 1984 / Reagan, Mondale #293979

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 23, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Seattle, WA) President Reagan reported encountering boycott by public HS bands, Mondale-Ferraro demonstrations and hecklers during northw. campaign swing today; films shown. [REAGAN - chides hecklers; criticizes Mondale's tax program.] President said not mentioning anniversary of Beirut bombing, avoiding questions on subject from reporters as well. Reagan shown falling on plane steps.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Ann Arbor, Michigan) Mondale's appearance with Gary Hart in Ohio's steel belt featured; films shown. [MONDALE - promises region improvements.] Mondale noted reading 1960 letter from Reagan to Richard Nixon comparing policies of John F. Kennedy with those of Karl Marx and Adolf Hitler; letter shown, quoted. [MONDALE - defs. Kennedy.] Reagan television commercial featuring Hart's criticism of Carter-Mondale administration shown, discussed.
REPORTER: Susan Spencer

(Studio) television commercials of Mondale and Reagan in final leg of campaign shown, discussed.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Rather, Dan;
Spencer, Susan;
Stahl, Lesley

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