CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 28, 1984
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(Studio) Gary Hart's possible win over Walter Mondale in New Hampshire primary today and John Glenn's probable showing noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(NYC) [Tom DEWEY - comments on Harry Truman.] Dewey's president campaigns. and losses and possible relationship with his height recalled. [Psychologist John GILLIS - believes President's height is important.] Height of winning president cands. in past US elecs. noted; James Madison and Benjamin Harrison noted only United States President shorter than average. [GILLIS - believes height and power are associated.] Difference between John Glenn campaign's claims of his height and that of NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) noted; President Reagan's height mentioned. [REAGAN - refers to "standing tall."] [Ernest HOLLINGS - wants Gillis to conduct poll.] [GILLIS - responds.]
REPORTER: Bernard Goldberg
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