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Decision 1984 / Hart-Mondale Race #536067

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 21, 1984
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(Studio) Closeness of race for Democratic nomination between Gary Hart and Walter Mondale noted; upcoming primaries listed.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Chicago, Illinois) Pol. gains to Mondale from Illinois primary win examined; his showing in other primaries listed. Mondale's apparent appeal to broader voter base in Illinois and refusal to make deal with Jesse Jackson for black support noted. [MONDALE - praises Jackson's Illinois campaign; praises his own support among blacks, Hispanics.] Lack of white support for Jackson in Illinois and split among blacks between Hart, Mondale and Jackson described.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Richmond, Virginia) Jackson's criticism of lack of white support for his cand. examined. [JACKSON - accuses whites of historical disregard for intelligence and perseverance of blacks; criticizes media portrayal of blacks in 5 stereotypes; notes press labeling of him as "black" leader without designating Hart's and Mondale's race.]
REPORTER: Jamie Gangel

(Studio) Mondale thought owing his Chicago success to Democrat machine boss alderman Edward Vrdolyak; details given. Mayor Harold Washington mentioned.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Gangel, Jamie;
Mudd, Roger

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