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Democratic Party / Kirk #542113

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 03, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: John Palmer

(DC) State of disunity in Democrat ntl party examined; films shown. Mayor Richard Hatcher reported removed as national co-chairperson out of belief that Jesse Jackson's campaign cost party last elec [HATCHER - won't "tap dance for anyone."] New party chairperson and former aide to Edward Kennedy, Paul Kirk, described. [KIRK - acknowledges party's internal problems.] [Governor Bruce BABBITT - reacts to Kirk's election] Concern that his election will affect party's standing in South and West noted. [Courtesy "Meet the Press", KIRK - responds to sunbelt critics.] Republican response to Democratic party's situation described.
REPORTER: Ken Bode

Reporter(s):
Bode, Ken;
Palmer, John
Duration:
00:02:30

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