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Campaign 1984 / Pennsylvania Primary, Wisconsin Caucuses, Texas Primary #296772

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 06, 1984
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(Studio) Upcoming Pennsylvania primary mentioned; continued attacks on each other by cands. Walter Mondale and Gary Hart as they campaign for Wisconsin caucuses described.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Rio Grande Valley, Texas) Significance of next month's Texas primary as test of growing Hispanic political power examined. [Texas Republican party chairperson George STRAKE - believes Texas is crucial, that Hispanic vote will be swing vote.] Role of Catholic church in Hispanic pols. considered. [Valley Interfaith voter registration spokesperson Ofelia de los SANTOS - warns Democrats and Republicans] [Lieutenant Governor William HOBBY - anticipates higher percentage of Hispanic voters this year] Hispanic community noted credited with electing Governor Mark White; Texas Hispanic voter registration and turnout since 1976 graphed on screen. Pols.' courting of Hispanics every election-yr. noted. [MAN - notes pols. promise without fulfilling commitments.] Voter apathy thought changing among younger Hispanic voters. [MAN notes power of voting.] [STRAKE, HOBBY - agree on community's pol. importance.]

(Studio) No. delegates at stake in Wisconsin caucuses reported.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Rabel, Ed;
Schieffer, Bob

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