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Decision 1984 / Elec. Outcome #534786

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 07, 1984
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(Studio) Representative Robert Michel said suggesting President Reagan could have done more to help Republican Congress cands.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Studio) Party makeup of new Senator and House outlined on screen, discussed; victories-of Mitch McConnell, John Kerry, Tom Harkin, Albert Gore, Junior, Jesse Helms (over James Hunt), Phil Gramm, Paul Simon (over Chas Percy), John D. Rockefeller IV, Gerry Studds, Webb Franklin (over Robert Clark) and losses of George Hansen and Dan. Crane examined. [KERRY, HELMS - comment on their wins.]
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Studio) Black voter turnout noted.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Atlanta, Georgia) Reaction of black voters to election outcome examined. [VOTERS - feel profit motive was determining factor; don't think Reagan administration has done anything for blacks, is insensitive.] Record black voter turnout for Mondale noted. [Julian BOND - announces Reagan's reelec.] [Representative Mickey LELAND - thinks blacks have-to organization to prevent further such debacles.] [Jesse JACKSON - praises Democrat showing in Congress races.]
REPORTER: Dennis Murphy

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(NYC) Impact of Geraldine Ferraro's candidacy on United States political system examined; films shown. [FERRARO - discusses women's role in pols.] Ferraro's political dir.'s explanation of Mondale-Ferraro loss outlined. Voter percentage for Reagan and Mondale among women, Italian-Americans, Catholics listed on screen. [WOMEN - think women have better opportunity due to Ferraro.] [National Women's Pol. Caucus spokesperson Kathy WILSON, NOW president Judy GOLDSMITH, Democratic national committee spokesperson Lynn CUTLER - praise Ferraro and her ground-breaking candidacy.] [FERRARO - thanks Mondale for opening door to women.]

(Studio) Vermont gubernatorial race said won by Madeleine Kunin over John Easton.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Kur, Bob;
Mudd, Roger;
Murphy, Dennis

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