Search the Archive

Decision 1984 / Maine Caucuses / Jackson and Jews #536287

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 04, 1984
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.

(Studio) Showing so far of Gary Hart and Walter Mondale in ongoing Maine caucuses reported
REPORTER: John Palmer

(Portland, ME) campaign. efforts of Mondale and Hart here examined; films shown. [MONDALE - seeks votes.] [Courtesy "This Wk.", HART - claims his roots are in John Kennedy's campaign] Closeness of race so far noted. [ME Democrat chairperson Barry HOBBINS - announces outcome in various cities.] [MONDALE - remains confident.]
REPORTER: Don Oliver

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: John Palmer

(Atlanta, Georgia) Hart campaign's emphasis on youth examined; television commercial shown. [HART - notes basis of his generation's political, historical experiences; mentions assassinations of John and Robert Kennedy.] [January 1983, HART - cites nation's period of transition.] His effort to link Mondale with old establishment pols. noted. [HART - claims Mondale failed to learn lessons of Vietnam war.] Hart's background with John and Robert Kennedy and in George McGovern's 1972 campaign recalled; photos shown. [HART - feels 70s were formative for nation] Percentage of under-30 vote in New Hampshire received by Hart and Mondale mentioned. [HART - feels race is generational; explains.] John Kennedy's inaugural address quoted.

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: John Palmer

(Boston, Massachusetts) Jesse Jackson's efforts to reduce tension between blacks and Jews, underscored by his recent anti-Semitic remarks, examined; anti-Jackson demonstrations shown. [JACKSON - calls for reconciliation; uses Hebrew word for repentance to account for his comments.] [WOMAN - questions Jackson's future application of such slurs on other ethnic groups.] [JACKSON - responds.] Contd. skepticism over Jackson's relationship with PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) and Yasir Arafat mentioned.
REPORTER: Jamie Gangel

Bode, Ken;
Gangel, Jamie;
Oliver, Don;
Palmer, John

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.