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Election 1984 / Democratic Convention #298068

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jul 14, 1984
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(Studio) Upcoming Democratic national convention noted. Presidential candidate Walter Mondale's earlier announcement of New York Representative Geraldine Ferraro as running mate recalled. Leak of report that Mondale will try to replace DNC chairperson Charles Manatt with former Carter administration official and present Georgia Democratic party chairperson Bert Lance cited. Details given with regard to Lance-Manatt controversy.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(San Francisco, California) [Mondale SPOKESPERSON - says Mondale has notified Manatt that he'll be replaced.] [MANATT - comments.] Reaction to reports about controversy described. File tape shown and Lance's history with Carter administration recalled. Lance's arrival in Lake Tahoe noted. [North Carolina delegate Lorretta MARTIN - comments.] Reaction from campaign of Senator Gary Hart cited. Mondale's announcement about Lance's role in campaign and comments with regard to Manatt reported [MONDALE - comments.]
REPORTER: Phil Jones

(Studio) Live interchange between reporter and anchor centers on why Mondale took action he did with regard to Manatt and Lance, and who may be replacement-for Manatt. Possibilities for replacements named are former DNC chairperson Robert Strauss, San Antonio, Texas, Mayor Henry Cisneros, and former Carter administration aide Anne Wexler.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer, Phil Jones

(Studio) Reaction from President Reagan with regard to naming of Ferraro to Mondale ticket reported Reagan appointed of woman to Supreme Court mentioned.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) Republican position with regard to women's issue reported [Vice President George BUSH - comments.] Results of CBS News-New York Times poll with regard to perceptions of women about Reagan and Mondale given. Expected reliance of Reagan campaign on Trans. Secretary Elizabeth Dole and Health and Human Services Secretary Margaret Heckler and other administration women noted. Views about Ferraro noted.
REPORTER: John Ferrugia

Ferrugia, John;
Jones, Phil;
Schieffer, Bob

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