NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 03, 1983
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(Studio) Jesse Jackson reported formally announcing candidate for 1984 presidential race.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(DC) Jackson's entry into campaign examined; films shown. [JACKSON - calls for unity among women and minorities; wants black power base.] [John GLENN, Walter MONDALE - welcomes Jackson into race.] Jackson's speech noted interrupted by Jewish Defense League hecklers accusing him of anti-Semitism due to relationship with PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) chairperson Yasir Arafat.
REPORTER: Jim Cummins
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