NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 11, 1984
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(Studio) No. delegates won so far by Walter Mondale, Gary Hart and Jesse Jackson listed on screen.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) Current status of Democrat campaign examined; Mondale's return to initial position in race considered. [Feb. 2, MONDALE acknowledges Gary Hart's win in New Hampshire.] His response to comeback noted. [Today, MONDALE - claims his comeback is perceived by public as gutsy; anticipates locking up nomination before conf.] Black vote breakdown for Mondale and Jesse Jackson outlined; implications of black vote in upcoming primaries for Jackson's political potency considered. [Lee and Gary HART - claim they remain optimistic.] Hart's tactical reaction to Pennsylvania defeat described.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(Studio) Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan reported denying threatening "Washington Post" reporter who disclosed Jackson's anti-Semitic reference to Jews; Farrakhan said also claiming conspiracy against Jackson.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(DC) [FARRAKHAN - claims lives of reporter Milton Coleman and his family are sacred to him.] Farrakhan's claims of media distortion examined. [Earlier, voice of FARRAKAHN - threatens Coleman with punishment by death in future; remarks transcribed on screen.] Farrakhan's explanation today of those remarks outlined. [FARRAKHAN - claims consensus of blacks view Coleman as Judas, that several "Caucasian people" are in jail as result of threats to Jackson's life, which have been ignored by media.] No. arrests for threats against all cands. since beginning of campaign mentioned.
REPORTER: Ken Bode
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