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Campaign 1984 / Republican Convention, Populism #298880

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 24, 1984
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(Studio) Cleanup of Dallas convention center following Republican convention there described, shown.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Dallas, Texas) [Representative Jack KEMP, Governor Mario CUOMO - feel labels of right or left in pols. are no longer applicable.] Revival of populism in American pols. examined; movement's background, beginning in Texas, reviewed. [Texas agriculture commissioner Jim HIGHTOWER - claims President Reagan's policies favor the wealthy; thinks middle class is seeking new approaches to pols.] [KEMP - quotes Walter Lippmann; defines populist.] [CUOMO - considers motives for voting; accuses Republicans of oppression by isolating the poor; cites need for Democrats to wed poor and middle class.] [Last night, REAGAN - attacks Democratic policy of new realism.]
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob

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