NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jun 17, 1984
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(Studio) Walter Mondale's response to Jesse Jackson's criticism of delegate selection process reported.
REPORTER: John Palmer
(DC) Jackson's protest at 1972 Democratic Convention recalled; films shown. [Recently, JACKSON - announces presidential candidacy; will participate in party process.] Course of Jackson's campaign reviewed. [Black church SPOKESPERSON - notes econ. support for Jackson.] [JACKSON - encourages voter registration.] Public relations boost for his campaign from Syrian trip and role as peacemaker at New Hampshire debate recalled. [JACKSON - apologizes for his anti-Semitic remarks.] His association with Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan noted affecting campaign as well. [JACKSON - believes his campaign encourages other black cands. on local level.]
REPORTER: Jamie Gangel