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Campaign 1984 / Republican Convention, Ferraro #298742

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Aug 18, 1984
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(Studio) Republican national convention noted opening here Monday Geraldine Ferraro reported announcing husband's decision to release tax returns.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(NYC) John Zaccaro's decision examined; films shown. Impact of financial flap on Ferraro's campaign discussed. Ferraro's reaction to Rupert Murdoch's "New York" mag.'s linkage of Zaccaro with reputed mob figs. through his real estate holdings noted. [FERRARO - is outraged; attacks magazine] Couple noted releasing tax returns and financial stmts. Monday despite lack of legal pressure to do so by husband; details given.
REPORTER: Eric Engberg

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Kansas City, Missouri) Walter Mondale's Midwest campaign appearances today examined; films shown. [MONDALE - praises Ferraro's action with regard to fins.] Mayor Andrew Young's criticism of Mondale's advisers yesterday reviewed. [YOUNG - considers Mondale aides "smart-assed white boys" who don't listen to him.] His later support for Mondale described. [YOUNG - defs. his comment.] [MONDALE - rejects Young's characterization of staff.] His criticism in "Dallas Morning News" of Republican platform and party outlined, quoted. [MONDALE - accuses Republicans of abandoning middle ground in America.] Mondale noted making radio address from WHO in Des Moines, Iowa, where Ronald Reagan began his announcer's career.
REPORTER: Susan Spencer

(Studio) Reagan's Midwest campaign swing tomorrow outlined.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Engberg, Eric;
Schieffer, Bob;
Spencer, Susan

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