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Decision 1984 / Caucuses #535974

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Mar 17, 1984
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(Studio) Walter Mondale's anticipated showings in tonight's caucuses in Michigan, Arkansas, Mississippi, South Carolina and Kentucky against Gary Hart discussed; voter percentages so far for Mondale, Hart and Jesse Jackson listed.
REPORTER: Connie Chung

(Detroit, Michigan) Mondale's Michigan efforts examined. [MONDALE - asks for votes.] Auto workers' apparent support of Mondale and their memory of Hart's opposition to Chrysler bailout plan noted. [WORKERS - explain their support of Mondale.] Union control of voting process described, shown. [Hart COORDINATOR - feels system is stacked against them.] [Mayor Coleman YOUNG - denies labor control.]
REPORTER: Jim Cummins

(Studio) [MONDALE - praises his showing in Michigan, Arkansas, Mississippi and Kentucky; disputes anchor's figs. for Mississippi caucus; explains his campaign efforts in Illinois and Minnesota; praises his Midwest campaign against Reaganomics.] [HART - discusses Michigan loss, his past Chrysler vote, organized labor, upcoming Illinois primary, black vote.] Mississippi, Arkansas caucuses so far outlined on screen, discussed.
REPORTER: Connie Chung

Chung, Connie;
Cummins, Jim

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