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Decision 1984 / Reagan, Mondale #534077

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 23, 1984
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(Studio) Anti-Reagan demonstrations reported greeting President on his Oregon campaign swing.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Seattle, WA) Hecklers noted interrupting Reagan's speech at University of OR; films shown. [REAGAN - jokes about hecklers and Mondale.] His campaign's weakness in Oregon described. [REAGAN - praises current generation.] President's later stumble when boarding plane shown; his later appearance in Seattle, WA, examined. [REAGAN - claims Mondale voted against late Henry Jackson and with George McGovern on defense issues.] President's aides' assessment of anti-Reagan demonstrations outlined.
REPORTER: Chris Wallace

(Studio) Walter Mondale reported capitalizing on 1960 letter from Reagan to Richard Nixon comparing John F. Kennedy's policies with those of Karl Marx and Adolf Hitler.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Chicago, Illinois) Mondale's campaign appearances today with Gary Hart designed to appeal to wayward Democrats and young voters examined; films shown. [MONDALE - attacks Reagan's comparison of Kennedy with Marx and Hitler.] His later courting of industry belt in Ohio described. [MONDALE - acknowledges region has suffered under past two admins.] [Audience MBR. - challenges Mondale's tax plan.] Mondale's final campaign strategy described.
REPORTER: Lisa Myers

(Studio) Deputy press secretary Larry Speakes' explanation of Reagan's letter to Nixon mentioned.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Myers, Lisa;
Wallace, Chris

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