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Decision 1984 / Mondale-Ferraro, South Carolina Senate Race #538541

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 01, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: John Palmer

(Austin, Texas) South campaign of Walter Mondale-Geraldine Ferraro examined; films shown. [Mississippi agriculture chairperson Jim Buck ROSS - questions Ferraro about catfish and her cooking skills; remarks transcribed on screen.] [FERRARO - responds.] Indications of local criticism of ticket described. [FERRARO - praises Mississippi.] Mondale staff members said denying reports that general campaign chairperson Bert Lance may resign. [MONDALE - will define issues this week]
REPORTER: Don Oliver

(Studio) Jesse Jackson reported deciding against running for Senator Strom Thurmond's SC seat.
REPORTER: John Palmer

(Columbia, SC) Jackson's decision examined; films shown. [JACKSON - feels obligated to focus on voter registration.] His appearance before National Urban League conference noted. [JACKSON - calls for President Reagan's defeat.] [SC RESIDENTS - react to Jackson's decision.] Pol. aspects of his announcement considered. [JACKSON - explains moving back to SC.]
REPORTER: David Hazinski

Hazinski, David;
Oliver, Don;
Palmer, John

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