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Campaign 1984 / Jackson (Part I) #298561

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 09, 1984
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(Studio) Jesse Jackson reported pressing Walter Mondale to select woman running mate and to at least interview a black woman. His denial of possible boycott of fall elec. noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(NYC) Impact of Jackson's presidential campaign on United States political mentality examined; films, photos shown. [Barbara JORDAN, James KILPATRICK, James BALDWIN - discuss Jackson campaign's effect on American society.] Rosa Parks' role in integration recalled. [PARKS - notes emotional impact of Jackson on blacks.] [Maya ANGELOU, Harry EDWARDS, Willie BROWN, KILPATRICK, Alan DERSHOWITZ, Rev. William Sloane COFFIN, Representative Thomas P. O'NEILL - discuss campaign]

Faw, Bob;
Rather, Dan

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