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Campaign 1984 / Primaries / Black Professionals #297619

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jun 02, 1984
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(Studio) Primary season noted ending Tuesday
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(New Brunswick, New Jersey) Importance of New Jersey primary to contest between Walter Mondale and Gary Hart discussed; state's new economy base described. Commercial featuring Governor Thomas Kean and Brooke Shields promoting New Jersey shown. [Hart spokesperson Paul BOGARD - considers factors important to Hart's New Jersey showing.] Jesse Jackson's probable showing mentioned; Hart's commercials noted emphasizing Mondale's ties with Jimmy Carter. [Mondale spokesperson Paul TULLY (iden. on screen as "Essence" magazine editor Susan TAYLOR) - believes public doesn't link Mondale with Carter.] [BOGARD - describes impact of Hart's recent comment about New Jersey.] [TELLY - responds.]
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Los Angeles, California) Jackson's reliance on churches for fund-raising noted; other fund-raising efforts of Roberta Flack, shipbuilder David Lloyd, real estate developer Lee Turner said illustrating Jackson's impact on young urban black professionals. ["Essence" magazine editor Susan TAYLOR - notes Jackson is first presidential candidate to seek her support.] Statistics related to group graphed on screen; findings of CBS "News-New York Times" exit polls on urban blacks' voting behavior mentioned. [Fund-raiser Pat TOBIN - praises Jackson.] [TAYLOR - notes insecurity of black professional status.] [Joint Center for Pol. Studies spokesperson Eddie WILLIAMS - feels Jackson's impact on group is permanent.]
REPORTER: Jacqueline Adams

(Studio) Fidel Castro reported approving Jackson's upcoming visit to Cuba prior to traveling to Nicaragua.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Adams, Jacqueline;
Morton, Bruce;
Schieffer, Bob

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