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Decision 1984 / Jackson and Farrakhan; Mondale #537819

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 28, 1984
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(Studio) Jesse Jackson's response to Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan's latest anti-Semitic remark quoted on screen; background to situation explained. Walter Mondale's meeting today with Wilson Goode as potential running mate noted.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) Impact of Farrakhan-Jackson relationship on Mondale and Democratic party in general examined. Pressure on Mondale to repudiate Jackson due to latter's association with Farrakhan noted. Farrakhan's reported remarks on Judaism and supporters of Israel quoted on screen. Several Representatives mentioned calling for ban on Jackson speech at Democratic Convention unless he repudiates both Farrakhan and his message. [MONDALE - won't comment until he sees future developments.] [American Jewish Congress spokesperson Henry SIEGMAN - considers political effect on Mondale of his silence.]
REPORTER: Lisa Myers

Brokaw, Tom;
Myers, Lisa

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