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Campaign 1984 / Poll / Black Church #296658

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Apr 28, 1984
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(Studio) Latest CBS "News-New York Times" poll indicating Walter Mondale's widening lead over Gary Hart and Jesse Jackson outlined on screen, discussed.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Chattanooga, Tennessee) Hart's claim that he has better chance of beating President Reagan said not substantiated by poll results; poll findings outlined on screen, discussed. Hart's continued pressure on Mondale campaign regarding latter's use of political action cmtes. (PACs) funds noted. [HART - questions if Mondale would have rejected PAC money had it not been for media and public pressure.] Future status of Hart's campaign considered.
REPORTER: Bruce Hall

(Studio) Poll results indicating Jackson's improved image among Democrats discussed.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(NYC) Role of black church community in Jackson's campaign examined. [JACKSON - calls for change.] [Representative William GRAY III - cites need for any candidate to win support of blacks through churches; recalls Jimmy Carter; equates black church as base of Jackson's campaign with Mondale's use of organized labor.] Implications of Jackson's endorsement by major black church leaders explained. [JACKSON - uses resurrection analogy.] His equation of Martin Luther King's assassination with crucifixion recalled.
REPORTER: Jacqueline Adams

Adams, Jacqueline;
Hall, Bruce;
Schieffer, Bob

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