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Decision 1984 / Mondale-Ferraro, Bush #534158

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Oct 27, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Connie Chung

(San Diego, California) Walter Mondale's enthusiasm as campaign closes examined; films shown. [MONDALE - dismisses polls; notes turnout in Tacoma, WA, for Geraldine Ferraro; considers election wide-open.] His attack on Reagan's concept of justice, civil and human rights outlined, quoted. [MONDALE - asks for votes.] Importance of California to Mondale-Ferraro ticket considered.
REPORTER: Steve Delaney

(Studio) Ferraro's assessment of women's role in election outlined.
REPORTER: Connie Chung

(OR) Women's support for Ferraro despite her poll standing noted. [FERRARO - thinks women's vote isn't being measured; cites example] Implications of upcoming TV commercial featuring Ferraro considered; ad shown. [FERRARO - seeks votes.]

(Studio) Vice President George Bush's election confidence described.
REPORTER: Connie Chung

(DC) Bush's campaign strategy, designed to both aid Republican keep distance from press, examined. [BUSH - claims Prince Henry supports Reagan.] His earlier accessibility recalled. [BUSH - notes number press conferences held.] Issues and remarks getting Bush in trouble at news conferences reviewed. Orchestration of his public appearances to keep opponents away and ban on press in his campaign plane noted.
REPORTER: John Severson

Chung, Connie;
Delaney, Steve;
Kur, Bob;
Severson, John

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