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Decision 1984 / New York and Wisconsin Primaries, Campaign Spending #536399

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 01, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: John Palmer

(NYC) campaign. attacks on each other of Walter Mondale, Gary Hart and Jesse Jackson in anticipation of upcoming New York primary examined; films shown. [HART - alleges cands. agree on necessary values for American society.] [MONDALE, HART and JACKSON - debate Central American issues.] [JACKSON - accuses opponents of ignoring him.] MONDALE - tries to mollify Jackson.] [MAN - explains not watching debate.] Percentage of New York voters believed still uncommitted or lacking enthusiasm for any candidate mentioned.
REPORTER: Don Oliver

(Studio) Findings of latest public opinion poll on Hart and Mondale in New York outlined.
REPORTER: John Palmer

(NYC) Hart's New York City campaign activities today examined; films shown. [PEOPLE - explain support for Hart over Mondale.] [Hart pollster Dottie LYNCH - discusses indecisiveness of most voters.] [HART - thanks supporters.] Hart's media jog with Olympic marathon runner Frank Shorter shown; findings of his own polls on standing against Mondale in various sections of New York outlined.

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: John Palmer

(Milwaukee, WI) WI's nonbinding primary Tuesday discussed; films shown. State elec. regulations' impact on primary explained. [Hart coordinator Robert FRIEBERT - cites inability to predict outcome as result of system. Mondale's and Hart's areas of strength illustrated on map; Jackson's supporters mentioned congregated in Milwaukee. WI's history of upsetting front-runners reviewed; John Kennedy's win over Hubert Humphrey in 1960, George McGovern's over Humphrey in 1972 and Alan Cranston's defeat of Mondale in last year's straw poll cited as exs. Films shown. [Mondale spokesperson Thomas NIDES - promotes cand.] [Democrat state chairperson Matthew FLYNN - predicts impact on Mondale candidacy should Hart win.]
REPORTER: Andrea Mitchell

(Studio) Amt. spent so far by Democrat cands. noted.
REPORTER: John Palmer

Kur, Bob;
Mitchell, Andrea;
Oliver, Don;
Palmer, John

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