CBS Evening News for Saturday, Apr 07, 1984
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(Studio) Gary Hart recalled recently winning WI's nonbinding primary; Walter Mondale reported winning today's delegate selections. Details outlined on screen. Voter participation in nonbinding primary compared with number involved in today's caucuses.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
(Madison, WI) Criticism of caucus system here examined; films shown. [PEOPLE - criticize new process.] [Democratic national committee spokesperson Ron BROWN - explains national committee 's opposition to state's previous system.] [WI Democrat chairperson Matthew FLYNN - feels national committee 's arguments are bogus; explains.] WI's late Robert LaFollette's role in championing caucuses recalled. [WI attorney general Bronson LaFOLLETTE - speculates on grandfather's activity were he alive today.] [HART - encourages state's traditional open primary system to continue]
REPORTER: Ned Potter
(Studio) Pennsylvania campaign activities of Hart, Mondale and Jesse Jackson today described, shown; UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) event attended by Mondale mentioned.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
(Richmond, Virginia) Republican voter registration drive in Virginia and other states examined; films shown. [Representative Thomas BLILEY - equates vols. with election success.] Senator John Warner mentioned participating in voter registration drive; specifics of drive outlined. [Reagan-Bush `84 spokesperson Helen CAMERON - explains tactics designed to register more Republicans than Democrats] Registration efforts of fundamental religious groups noted intended to aid Republican party
REPORTER: Deborah Potter
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