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Decision 1984 / Hart-Mondale Race #536270

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Mar 31, 1984
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(Studio) Gary Hart reported challenging Walter Mondale to return PAC money given his delegate cmtes.; details given.
REPORTER: Connie Chung

(NYC) Cands.' campaign in anticipation of New York primary and issue of Mondale's acceptance of PAC funds, through his delegate cmtes. and which he promised not to accept, examined; films shown. Latest Hart television commercial emphasizing issue shown. [MONDALE - accuses Hart of being sanctimonious.] Mondale's official stance on PAC funds and delegate cmtes.' acceptance of such money outlined. [Governor Mario CUOMO - defs. use of PAC money for Mondale campaign]
REPORTER: Lisa Myers

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Connie Chung

(NYC) Hart's gain in New York polls outlined. [HART - is optimistic.] Aides' concern over gun control issue's impact on him in New York City examined. [HART - acknowledge's lack of concern over issue in past.] Pol. tightrope Hart walks on gun control explained. [HART - cites lack of congress action on comprehensive gun control legislature pleasing all positions.] [MONDALE - criticizes Hart's response to Chrysler loan issue, his ads attacking Mondale.] Hart's ntnwide. ad campaign in response to that attack and aides' reaction to commercial's technical quality noted; ad shown. Frank Mankiewicz, campaign aide for George McGovern in 1972 and Robert Kennedy's press secretary in 1968, reported joining Hart campaign as consultant today.
REPORTER: Bob Kur

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Connie Chung

(NYC) Jesse Jackson's New York campaign featured; films shown. His courting of gay rights group, Chinese-Americans and other ethnic groups in effort to urge large voter turnout for primary noted. [JACKSON - defs. gay rights, claims to be 1st presidential candidate to visit Chinatown, criticizes opponents' defense budget policies.]
REPORTER: Kenley Jones

Reporter(s):
Chung, Connie;
Jones, Kenley;
Kur, Bob;
Myers, Lisa
Duration:
00:06:30

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