CBS Evening News for Sunday, May 20, 1984
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(Studio) Jesse Jackson's criticism of Democratic primary process and delegate count noted illustrated by recent results in Virginia favoring Walter Mondale; details given.
REPORTER: Morton Dean
(Atlanta, Georgia) Focus of Jackson's criticism explained; his apparent threats to disrupt Democratic Convention proceedings examined. [JACKSON - accuses party officials of scheming to deny him his delegates.] Delegate selection process and its impact on Jackson outlined. [JACKSON - will use public pressure to advertise his complaints.]
REPORTER: Bob Faw
(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Morton Dean
(Hollywood, California) Importance of California primary to Gary Hart's campaign featured; films shown. [Pat BROWN - explains Hart's attractiveness to California voters.] "Terms of Endearment" stars Jack Nicholson and Debra Winger noted among celebrities supporting Hart. [Speaker Willie BROWN - feels organized labor's impact will alter Hart's California status soon.] Role of Mexican-American vote, courted heavily by both Mondale and Jackson, considered. [BROWN - thinks both Mondale and Hart are financially strapped.] [HART - jokes about dog's appearance resembling that of his opponent.] [Courtesy ABC "This Wk.", MONDALE - predicts New Jersey and California races.] Cand. television debates mentioned ending in California.
REPORTER: Eric Engberg
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