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Decision 1984 / South Campaigns #536346

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 07, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Montgomery, Alabama) Walter Mondale's south campaign against Gary Hart examined. [MONDALE - attacks Hart's civil rights record; praises his own.] [HART - responds.] Mondale's meeting with George Wallace today and efforts to win black votes from Jesse Jackson discussed; Wallace mentioned planning photograph session with Hart tomorrow. Coretta Scott King and Martin Luther King, Senior shown.
REPORTER: Lisa Myers

(Studio) Jackson's criticism of Coretta Scott King's endorsement of Mondale quoted; organized labor leadership's support for Mondale while rank and file vote for Hart considered.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Atlanta, Georgia) campaign.'s importance to unions examined. [HART - fears organized labor leaders will control Mondale if he wins.] Anti-Hart efforts of American Fed. of Teachers described. [HART - claims independence from organized labor.] Focus of union fear of Hart outlined on screen, discussed. [HART - praises his anti-org. labor record.] Implications for unions if Mondale loses considered; recent poll findings on public's perception of union influence mentioned. [Georgia AFL-CIO president H.H. MABRY - notes number cands. have met with him; professes ignorance about Hart; recalls recent meeting with Hart.]

(Studio) John Glenn's south campaign said centering on commercials recalling his astronaut experience; details given.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Bode, Ken;
Brokaw, Tom;
Myers, Lisa

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