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Campaign 1984 / Pennsylvania Primary / Pac Money #296742

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 05, 1984
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(Studio) Democrat cands.' preparations for upcoming Pennsylvania primary and focus on Walter Mondale's verbal rejection of PAC campaign funds while allowing his supporters to contribute to campaign with such funds noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) Extent and implication of union support for Mondale in Pennsylvania examined. [MONDALE - claims he deals with facts.] [AFL-CIO president Lane KIRKLAND - advises Gary Hart to act his age.] Extent of union financial support for Mondale outlined; amount donated by UMW, Food and Commercial Workers, AFSCME, AFT and ILGWU listed on screen. Hart campaign's emphasis on Mondale's acceptance of such "backroom" money recalled; ad shown. [MONDALE - claims he's asked everyone to reject PAC money.] [Food and Commercial Workers Union vice president William OLWELL - doubts if his organization would stop accepting PAC money for Mondale if told to do so.] Mondale's anticipated move to halt PAC funds described.
REPORTER: Susan Spencer

Rather, Dan;
Spencer, Susan

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