CBS Evening News for Saturday, Oct 06, 1984
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(Studio) Extensive voter registration drives this year noted include efforts by Jesse Jackson and Jerry Falwell supporters.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
(Greenville, Mississippi) Importance of voter registration to Mondale-Ferraro ticket in states such as Texas examined; Governor Bill Clements' 1982 campaign cited as example [Jim HIGHTOWER - notes Clements lost due to Democrat voter registration.] [Mississippi voter project spokesperson George HOOPER - notes drive is easier than in past.] [Mississippi Democrat chairperson Steve PATTERSON - acknowledges need for large black vote in Mississippi.] [Republican voter registration spokesperson Helen CAMERON - thinks Republicans are holding their own.] Evangelical conservatives' similar efforts cited. [Jesse JACKSON - encourages voter registration.]
REPORTER: Bruce Morton
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