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Decision 1984 / Elec. Outcome #534779

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 07, 1984
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(Studio) Popular vote percentages for Reagan-Bush and Mondale-Ferraro tickets noted.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Santa Barbara, California) Reagan's perception of his victory and effort to downplay Republican losses in Congress races examined. [REAGAN - will continue his programs.] His second term plans outlined on screen, discussed. [REAGAN - notes he's warned Nicaragua against receive USSR fighter planes.] His alleged consideration of improving relations with USSR described. [REAGAN - won't be anymore accessible to press during second term.] Nancy Reagan's apparent improvement and husband's reading of Richard Nixon's book on US-USSR relations as they head for vacation mentioned.
REPORTER: Chris Wallace

(Studio) Walter Mondale's prediction of public response to second Reagan administration noted.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Saint Paul, Minnesota) Mondale's final appearance with Geraldine Ferraro featured; films shown. [MONDALE - discusses factors contributing to his defeat; thinks Reagan will eat his promise not to raise taxes.] Other Democrats said blaming tax increase proposal, Ferraro and courting of interest groups for his loss; Barry Goldwater quoted. [MONDALE - defs. his bid.]
REPORTER: Lisa Myers

(Studio) Voter turnout reported.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Myers, Lisa;
Wallace, Chris

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