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Campaign 1984 / Democratic Convention #298121

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 17, 1984
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(Studio) Contd. fight by Jesse Jackson for platform planks opposed by Walter Mondale at Democratic Convention discussed.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(San Francisco, California) [JACKSON - claims to speak for blacks.] Planks supported by Jackson listed. [JACKSON - solicits support of black delegates; equates debate with democracy.] [Delegate Wilhelmina DELCO - will follow Jackson's direction.] [JACKSON - doesn't advise walkout by supporters.] Jackson mentioned feeling slighted due to lack of participation in Mondale's selection of Geraldine Ferraro and Bert Lance.

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(San Francisco, California) Planks debated during platform fight listed, explained; apparent status of Mondale's negotiations with Jackson and Gary Hart on their respective planks considered.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

(Studio) Ferraro's meeting with south govs. discussed; films shown.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(San Francisco, California) Symbolism of Ferraro's nomination for women's political involvement examined. [FERRARO - feels strongly about campaign] [HART, JACKSON - praise Ferraro's presence on ticket.] Percentage of women at 1920 Democratic convention recalled; historical films shown. Current number mentioned. [Delegates Betty FRIEDAN, Barbara MIKULSKI, Women's Caucus spokesperson Judy HIRSCHBERG, FERRARO - note long-range soc. implications.]
REPORTER: Bernard Goldberg

(Studio) Hart delegates' response to Mondale's Lance-Manatt flap described, shown. Aftermath of Willie Brown's party for delegates noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Faw, Bob;
Goldberg, Bernard;
Morton, Bruce;
Rather, Dan

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