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Campaign 1984 / Democrats #297661

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 21, 1984
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(Studio) Democratic national committee noted considering draft for party platform supported by both Gary Hart and Jesse Jackson. Walter Mondale's meeting today with Mayor Tom Bradley noted his first official interview of Vice President prospect; films shown. Bradley's political strengths listed on screen.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Ronald Reagan's beatability in coming election examined. [Reagan campaign consultant Stuart SPENCER, Democrat pollster Bill HAMILTON - discuss hurdles faced by Reagan.] 1980 election results illustrated on map. [Georgia Democrat chairperson Bert LANCE - thinks Southern running mate is necessary to beat President] Jimmy Carter's showing in South recalled. [Mayor Andrew YOUNG - believes South can be carried with majority of black votes and minority of white votes.] [Democratic national committee spokesperson Ann LEWIS - anticipates major voter turnout.] John Anderson recalled. [LEWIS - doesn't believe women voters will make same mistake twice in voting for Reagan.] Necessity of Reagan winning blue collar vote noted. [Joe FOX, Joan SUTTIDGE - disagree about President] Harry Truman's defeat of Thomas Dewey in 1948 recalled; films of that era shown.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Morton, Bruce;
Rather, Dan

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