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(Studio) Walter Mondale reported claiming Democratic nomination after yesterday's primaries; his effort to unify Democratic party with Gary Hart and Jesse Jackson noted. Total delegate count for each listed on screen.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Los Angeles, California) [MONDALE - claims nomination; announces statement from House Democrat caucus chairperson Gillis Long.] [LONG - claims Mondale is now Democratic party nominee; calls for unity behind his candidacy.] [HART - will continue campaign; denies anyone in party has asked him to withdraw from race.] Hart said meeting with Representative Thomas O'Neill tomorrow. [O'NEILL - thinks Hart should end race.] [JACKSON - feels Hart and Mondale must come to grips with his self-respect.]
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
- Brokaw, Tom;
- Mudd, Roger
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