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Campaign 1984 / Mondale, Reagan, Bush, Ferraro #298906

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Aug 26, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Minneapolis, Minnesota) Walter Mondale's criticism of President Reagan for escalating arms race in his weekly radio address mentioned; his criticism as well of President Reagan's recent campaign appearance before Vets. of For. Wars being paid for by taxpayer examined. Reagan recalled attacking Mondale's defense plan. [MONDALE - attacks President's use of taxpayers' funds as bad judgment.] Common Cause said asking Reagan administration to reverse trip's chgs. Mondale's efforts to appease black leaders described. [Courtesy "Face the Nation", Jesse JACKSON - believes camps are coming together.] [MONDALE - denies negotiating with Jackson.] Mondale, Jackson and several black leaders said meeting this week
REPORTER: Peter Van Sant

(Studio) Reagan aides' defense of President's Chicago trip outlined.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(DC) Vice President George Bush's campaign appearance before Disabled Vets. of America to push President's defense themes featured; films shown. [BUSH - attacks Mondale's defense policy; claims USSR has missile lead over US.] Reagan recalled likening nuclear freeze advocates to jackasses. [BUSH - thinks Democrats' defense policy lacks courage.] [Vietnam veteran William CADY - feels Vice President ignored vets.' concerns.] Bush mentioned attending unveiling of experimental X-29 fighter plane tomorrow.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(NYC) Geraldine Ferraro's celebration of anniversary of 19th amendment and President Reagan's White House reception for Republican women examined; films shown. [Senator Bill BRADLEY - praises Ferraro.] NOW demonstration in Washington, DC and push to register women voters noted. [FERRARO - criticizes Reagan's defense policies, Pentagon cost wastefulness.] Ferraro noted beginning to joke about controversy surrounding her personal fins. [FERRARO - would possibly reconsider accepting party's nomination in light of impact on family; praises newly registered voters as birthday gift.]
REPORTER: Jacqueline Adams

(Studio) Age factor in Reagan's 1980 campaign recalled.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(DC) Reagan's increase popularity among young voters examined; films shown. CBS News-New York Times poll on issue outlined on screen. [Jim HORAN, Michael DICK - praise Reagan's charisma.] [Democratic national committee spokesperson Ann LEWIS - agrees.] Age-related statistics outlined on screen. [Mary PRAHINSKI, Skip HORN - support Republican economy policies.] [LEWIS - considers importance of this election for nation's political future.] [Edward ROLLINS - agrees; explains.] Young women voters noted remaining primarily Democrat; details given.
REPORTER: John Ferrugia

Adams, Jacqueline;
Dean, Morton;
Ferrugia, John;
Pappas, Ike;
Van Sant, Peter

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