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Decision 1984 / Ferraro, Republican Platform #538640

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 14, 1984
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(Studio) John Zaccaro reported continuing to refuse to release his income tax returns; Geraldine Ferraro noted committed to full financial disclosure. Walter Mondale mentioned unable to force Zaccaro's disclosure.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(NYC) Questions about Zaccaro's loan to Ferraro's 1978 Congress campaign examined; both noted swearing in affidavit that attorney David Stein approved such loans. [Today, STEIN - denies such advice.] [FERRARO - stands by veracity of stmts. submitted by her treasurer David Blanksteen regarding Stein's advice.] [BLANKSTEEN - agrees with Ferraro's recollection of Stein's counseling.] Ferraro mentioned repaying loans; details given. Federal Election Commission mentioned considering 1978 issue a closed case.
REPORTER: James Polk

(Studio) Ferraro's recent remark about husband's Italian ancestry recalled; criticism of that reference today by Governor Mario Cuomo mentioned.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(NYC) Zaccaro profiled. [ZACCARO - jokes about his low profile; comments on media deluge.] [Hsing. department spokesperson Charles PERKINS - contradicts "Los Angeles Times" criticism of Zaccaro's role as landlord.] [TENANTS - praise Zaccaro's management] [FERRARO - explains husband's business position with regard to disclosing tax forms.] [Friend Peter CHAHALES - notes Zaccaro's need for personal privacy.] [ZACCARO - notes he and wife are fighters.]
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani

(Studio) Republican platform committee 's drafting of plank on tax increase in opposition to President Reagan's desire for maneuvering room examined; old and new platform planks compared on screen. Similar move by Democrats in their platform plank on quotas recalled.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Polk, James;
Valeriani, Richard

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