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Campaign 1984 / Primaries #297899

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 06, 1984
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(Studio) Gary Hart and Jesse Jackson said both disputing Walter Mondale's claim of Democratic party nomination following yesterday's primaries.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Saint Paul, Minnesota) [MONDALE - claims victory.] Total delegate count for each cand. listed on screen; Hart's victory in California noted. [State senate Harry JOHNSTON - agrees with Mondale on party unity being priority now.] Previously uncommitted delegates such as George Wallace and Andrew Young mentioned now endorsing Mondale. [Representative Gillis LONG - believes Hart should withdraw from race.] Mondale's decision to announce running mate before convention thought aimed at uniting party
REPORTER: Susan Spencer

(Studio) Mondale's response to criticism by Hart and Jackson over inequity of primary system recalled; popular vote percentages for each compared with percentage of delegates won by each shown on screen.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(NYC) [Representative Thomas O'NEILL, MONDALE - call for party unity to defeat Ronald Reagan.] [JACKSON - is conciliatory.] Hart aide Patrick Caddell said urging candidate to withdraw. [HART - remains committed to taking campaign to conv.] California state assemblyman Richard Alatorre, chairperson of Democrat conv.'s credentials committee , noted anticipating challenges. Jackson's and Hart's criticisms outlined; election hurdles facing party discussed. [President REAGAN - explains his campaign strategy as based on ignoring Democrats] [MONDALE - responds.]
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Morton, Bruce;
Rather, Dan;
Spencer, Susan

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