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Decision 1984 / Mondale, Ferraro #533923

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Oct 13, 1984
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(Studio) Walter Mondale reported demanding President Reagan make George Bush apologize for libelous remarks made by the Vice President during debate with Geraldine Ferraro.
REPORTER: Connie Chung

(Minneapolis, Minnesota) [Thursday, BUSH - claims Mondale-Ferraro suggest that Marines died in shame in Beirut.] [Yesterday, MONDALE - calls for Bush to apologize.] [Yesterday, President REAGAN - sees no reason for Bush to apologize.] [Today, MONDALE - thinks President should make Bush apologize immediately.] campaign. tactic behind Mondale keeping issue alive explained.
REPORTER: Steve Delaney

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Connie Chung

(Illinois) Ferraro's response to interruptions of her speeches by anti-abortion demonstrators featured; films shown. [Last night, FERRARO - attempts to speak on rights of children; responds to heckler by promising to meet with him after rally.] [Today, FERRARO - chastises hecklers for rudeness, lack of recognition by them of freedom of speech; criticizes Bush's debate performance, mocks Senator Paul Laxalt's explanation of President's poor debate performance.] Impact of Ferraro's debate performance on Democrat campaign described.

Chung, Connie;
Delaney, Steve;
Kur, Bob

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