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Decision 1984 / Mondale and Vice President, Jackson #537872

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 30, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Connie Chung

(Miami, Florida) Possible implications for Walter Mondale of growing pressure from women's orgs. for him to select woman running mate examined; his appearance before National Org. for Women (NOW) conference cited as example [NOW president Judy GOLDSMITH - is going to seek woman on ticket; claims Democratic party will lose without such ticket.] [MONDALE - notes running mate will be selected on basis of competence.] [Representative Barbara KENNELLY - believes woman would be best for Mondale.] [MONDALE - responds.] Pressure on him by Representatives Barbara Mikulski, Mary Rose Oakar and Kennelly and their endorsement of Representative Geraldine Ferraro for Vice President noted. [FERRARO - believes woman's place is in the vice presidency and presidency.] Her upcoming interview with Mondale and issue of her possible floor nomination at Democratic Convention considered. [State senate Ruth McFARLAND - can't guarantee major rebellion at convention won't occur.]
REPORTER: Don Oliver

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Connie Chung

(Chicago, Illinois) Jesse Jackson's mixed signals to Democratic party over his possible action at convention in regards to controversies surrounding him examined; Jackson, repudiating Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan's remarks recently, said asking audience to support Farrakhan today. [JACKSON - praises Nation of Islam followers.] Issues he's concerned with at convention listed. [JACKSON - claims right to raise issues without anyone's permission; mentions Mondale, Gary Hart.] Jackson mentioned meeting with Mondale Tuesday
REPORTER: Mary Nissenson

Chung, Connie;
Nissenson, Mary;
Oliver, Don

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