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Decision 1984 / Mondale-Ferraro #538061

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 12, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Saint Paul, Minnesota) Walter Mondale's selection of Representative Geraldine Ferraro as running mate examined; films shown. [MONDALE - praises Ferraro.] [FERRARO - responds; notes constituents' opposition to "reckless adventures" in Latin America.]
REPORTER: Lisa Myers

(Studio) Reactions of Gary Hart and Jesse Jackson to Ferraro's selection quoted. [JACKSON - praises her nomination.] [HART - agrees.] Ferraro's personal and pol. background examined; husband John Zaccaro mentioned. [FERRARO - believes Social Security can't supPort overly generous benefits.] Her association with Representative Thomas O'Neill cited. [FERRARO - jokes about daughter's birthday and voter registration card.] Her position on abortion and necessity of giving up House seat for Vice Presidential campaign mentioned.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Myers, Lisa

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