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Decision 1984 / Primaries #537039

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 15, 1984
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(Studio) Gary Hart thought favorite in today's Oregon and Nebraska primaries over Walter Mondale. Latest delegate tally for Hart, Mondale and Jesse Jackson listed on screen, discussed.
REPORTER: John Palmer

(DC) Hart campaign's lobbying of uncommitted delegates examined; campaign tactics discussed. [HART - solicits delegate's vote.] [campaign. manager Oliver HENKEL - believes candidate who wins uncommitted delegates will win nomination.] campaign. roles of Marlo Thomas, Carl Sagan, Carole King, Jack Nicholson, Warren Beatty described; films shown. [KING - sings.] [Uncommitted delegate Fran CARLTON - would be influenced if Hart wins remaining primaries.]

(San Francisco, California) Mondale's courting of uncommitted delegates featured. [MONDALE - believes Hart's campaign tactic is based in fantasy.] [Representative Parren MITCHELL - has never met Hart.] Mondale's long-standing relationship with many delegates described; number of uncommitted delegates allegedly pledged to Mondale and Hart listed on screen. [Delegate Jessie STRATTON - doesn't anticipate changing her support of Mondale.] Implications of today's primaries for Hart's delegate count explained.
REPORTER: Lisa Myers

Kur, Bob;
Myers, Lisa;
Palmer, John

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