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Campaign 1984 / Poll, Final Campaigns #294056

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Oct 27, 1984
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(Studio) Latest CBS "News-New York Times" poll indicating President Reagan's standing against Walter Mondale outlined on screen, discussed.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) Poll results on public's attitude toward United States intervention in Nicaragua, arms agreement with USSR , star wars concept, terrorist attacks on United States ints. in Beirut, leadership issue and implications of results for Mondale and Reagan discussed; figs. listed on screen. [Rosemarie NELLIS, Marsha STROCK, Katie McGAUGHEY - comment on Nicaragua, sense of security in nation, economy]
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

(Studio) Data collection method explained.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(San Diego, California) [MONDALE - dismisses credibility of polls.] [FERRARO - agrees; anticipates victory.] Turnouts for Mondale and Ferraro recently noted, shown. [MONDALE - jokes about polls.] Vulnerability of Reagan on issues of arms control and packing Supreme Court noted. [MONDALE - warns blacks, Hispanics and women of Reagan administration's efforts to deprive them of their dreams.] "Los Angeles Times" and CBS "News-New York Times" polls discussed
REPORTER: Peter Van Sant

(DC) Reagan's final campaign efforts and prediction of victory by aide discussed; films shown. [campaign. director Edward ROLLINS - expects Republican Congress landslide; recalls 1980 election] Apparent focus of Reagan's closing campaign strategy considered.
REPORTER: John Ferrugia

(Studio) "Boston Globe" reported claiming Geraldine Ferraro warned Mondale prior to her nomination to expect allegations of organized crime connections to family; details given.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Ferrugia, John;
Morton, Bruce;
Van Sant, Peter;
Schieffer, Bob

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