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Election 1984 / Democratic Convention #298088

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jul 15, 1984
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(Studio) Reports on demonstrations going on prior to Democratic Convention introduced
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(San Francisco, California) Gay rights march on Market Saint noted. [WOMAN - talks with monitors of parade with regard to security measures.] [POLICEMAN - says city isn't crazy, but police work with community, not against it.] [WOMAN - comments on violence against gays.] [Woman OBSERVER - comments.] Gay rights issues to be debated at Democratic Convention said to include help for research into AIDS and anti-homosexual discrimination issues.
REPORTER: Barry Petersen

(San Francisco, California) Labor march today and connection between labor and Democrats mentioned. Issues of interest to labor listed. [Union member Frank ROZAK - comments.] [Union member Elli KUHNS - comments on Ferraro being on ticket with Mondale.] Comparison of Mondale's support from labor with President Ronald Reagan's noted.
REPORTER: Harold Dow

(Studio) 1920 Democratic Convention in San Francisco recalled. Report on present pre-packaging of political convs. introduced
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(San Francisco, California) Walkout of 1948 Democratic Convention by Alabama and Mississippi delegates, over civil rights, recalled; film shown. [MAN - announces walkout.] [Media consultant Robert SQUIER - comments on plans for 1984 conv., include Mondale's early announcement of running mate.] Films shown, include 1968 Democrat conv. scenes of police and demonstrators, and inside convention [Senator Abraham RIBICOFF - mentions candidacy of George McGovern for president and unrest in Chicago.] 1972 Democratic Convention film shown. [McGOVERN - addresses conv.] 1972 Republican conv. described; film shown. [Actor John WAYNE - intros. film for delegates.] Plans for speeches at 1984 Democratic Convention by New York Governor Mario Cuomo and president candidates Gary Hart and Jesse Jackson noted. [SQUIER - comments on scripting of conv.] Democrat convs. of 1976 and 1980 described; films shown. President Jimmy Carter and Senator Edward Kennedy mentioned.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

(Studio) Interchange between reporter and anchor follows. Discussion of potential disrupting factors at conv.; chairperson of DNC, with Charles Manatt out, and candidate Jesse Jackson mentioned.
REPORTER: Morton Dean, Bruce Morton

(Studio) Upcoming program about convention noted.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

Reporter(s):
Dean, Morton;
Dow, Harold;
Morton, Bruce;
Petersen, Barry
Duration:
00:07:20

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