CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 15, 1984
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(Studio) Walter Mondale's desire to focus campaign on President Reagan's economy policies noted stymied by continued interest in running mate's fins.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Louisville, Kentucky) [MONDALE - attacks Reagan deficit analysis.] Geraldine Ferraro's west campaign swing noted dominated by issue of husband's refusal to release his tax returns. [FERRARO - would like husband to release info.; explains his position.] Mondale's aides said examining John Zaccaro's tax returns for recent years during screening process for Vice Presidential candidate [ZACCARO - is reconsidering original opposition to releasing returns.] [Governor Mario CUOMO - believes situation could have been handled better.] Jesse Jackson supporters shown heckling Mondale today. [JACKSON - believes his and Mondale's problems will be resolved.]
REPORTER: Susan Spencer
(Studio) Federal Election Commission former director Robert O. Tiernan, in 1979, reported questioning commission's halt to investigation of 1978 loans to Ferraro's Congress campaign by Zaccaro; details given.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
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