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Decision 1984 / Network Projections #534800

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 08, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Los Angeles, California) Criticism of networks' election projections examined. [PEOPLE - feel such projections affect west state's voting.] [Representative Tim WIRTH - question networks' need for such arrogance.] [George Washington Univ. professor Dr. William ADAMS - notes findings of his Oregon study on relationship between projections and voter turnout don't substantiate criticism.] [Democratic national committee chairperson Charles MANATT - accuses networks of flaunting requests not to announce projections.] [NBC News president Lawrence GROSSMAN, ABC News president Roone ARLEDGE, CBS News president Ed JOYCE - respond.]
REPORTER: Andrea Mitchell

Brokaw, Tom;
Mitchell, Andrea

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