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Campaign 1984 / Midwest Contests #295914

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 19, 1984
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(Studio) Illinois primary and Minnesota caucuses noted tomorrow.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Chicago, Illinois) Illinois campaign rhetoric of Jesse Jackson, Gary Hart and Walter Mondale noted; films shown. [MONDALE - criticizes Hart's inability to withdraw commercial.] Ad in question said linking Cook Cnty. alderman Edward Vrdolyak and Mondale; commercial shown. Pol. power struggle between Mayor Harold Washington and Vrdolyak and primary's implications for political machine's future course here examined. [WASHINGTON - acknowledges political battle.] [VRDOLYAK - praises supporters.] Racial and patronage overtones of local power struggle discussed; Washington's orders to precinct capts. such as Rod Podgorski noted. Voter Tommy Colorton mentioned, shown. Complexity of contest for Mondale, Jackson explained. [VRDOLYAK - dismisses opponents' rhetoric.]
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Chicago, Illinois) [Former House speaker Carl ALBERT - endorses Hart.] Hart's past ridicule of big-name endorsements of Mondale recalled; his current courting of party leaders noted. [Harold WASHINGTON - praises Hart.] [HART - solicits funds.] Hart's refusal of funds from PACs mentioned; amts. received in his last race from unions, energy companies and defense contractors noted. [HART - acknowledges monetary gains realized by Mondale's campaign via supports by organized labor; comments on special ints.; refers to Carter-Mondale oil import fee; supports tariff on imported oil.]
REPORTER: Eric Engberg

Engberg, Eric;
Morton, Bruce;
Rather, Dan

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