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Campaign 1984 / Final Campaigns #294618

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Nov 03, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Iowa) President Reagan's final campaign push examined; films shown. His standing in Arkansas polls mentioned. [REAGAN - denies plans for tax increases] His symbolic visit to John Wayne's Iowa birthplace noted. [REAGAN - jokes about Wayne's probable response to Nicaragua; denies that CIA manual instructing anti-government guerrillas in Nicaragua discussed political assassinations; rationalizes manual's semantics; responds to USSR allegation that United States was involved in Indira Gandhi's assassination.] President noted blaming grain embargo and thus Iowa's economy problems on Carter administration
REPORTER: Bill Plante

(Mt. Clemons, `41) Walter Mondale's last campaign efforts examined; films shown. [MONDALE - anticipates major victory; thinks Reagan administration has lost sight of common people; calls for farmers to raise hell; urges voter support.] His reference to Harry Truman mentioned.
REPORTER: Peter Van Sant

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Green Bay, WI) Geraldine Ferraro's final campaigning featured; films shown. [FERRARO - believes voters will prove polls wrong; doesn't think Ronald Reagan, the "surprise President," can be trusted; claims Social Security is in jeopardy with current administration] Extent of Ferraro's campaign and apparent strategy explained, illustrated on map.
REPORTER: Phil Jones

(DC) George Bush's last campaign push examined; films shown. [Yesterday, BUSH - uses term "idiots" in with regard to those disagreeing with Reagan administration] His later rationalization of remark outlined. [Today, BUSH - attacks Mondale's criticism of President] Crowd's booing of him described, shown. Latest Republican poll indicating Mondale's advance in Pennsylvania noted. [BUSH - responds to hecklers.]
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

Jones, Phil;
Pappas, Ike;
Plante, Bill;
Van Sant, Peter;
Schieffer, Bob

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