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Electronic Politics (Part I) #295717

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 06, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(NYC) Importance of television to 1984 president cands. such as Walter Mondale examined. [Pol. columnist Mark SHIELDS - cites number media mkts. in Iowa alone.] [Jody POWELL - considers television crucial to mod. American pols.] Maverick president campaigns. of Dwight Eisenhower, Barry Goldwater and impact of 1968 Democratic Convention violence noted; scenes from `68 riots shown. [Pol. columnist David BRODER - describes change in political process.] [Gary Hart's press secretary Kathy BUSHKIN - cites need to plan schedule around local news coverage.] [BRODER - describes rising control of reporters] [POWELL - explains his approach.] John Glenn mentioned, shown. [Reporter Quin MATHEWS - comments on current campaign] [BUSKIN - agrees.] [PBS spokesperson Robert MacNEIL - feels cands. cater to television news' appetite for motion pictures.] campaign. activities of Hart, Glenn cited as exs.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Morton, Bruce;
Rather, Dan

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