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Decision '86 / Senate Races #547646

NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 03, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Hurdles facing Republicans, include President Reagan, in maintaining control of Senator in this year's election considered; details illustrated on map.

(California: Chris Wallace) President's final campaign appearances said apparently failing to solidly sway voters; details given, scenes shown. [REAGAN - refers to last campaign] Focus of his campaign appearances described. [REAGAN - comments on "leadership of Republican party which has taken them down a course which leads to disaster."] White House's criticism of Republican cands. quoted. [CANDS. - praise Reagan.] Role of money in Republican efforts cited. [National Republican Senatorial Committee spokesperson Tom GRISCOM - acknowledges closeness of race.]

(DC: Dennis Murphy) Democrat response to Reagan's personal campaign efforts examined; scenes shown. [Senator Alan CRANSTON - dismisses factor.] Cand. Tim Wirth mentioned appearing with Stevie Wonder this weekend; opponent Ken Kramer's 12th hour attack described. [Senator George MITCHELL - thinks Democrats have cands., Republicans money and President] Wyche Fowler's race against Mack Mattingly considered. Florida candidate Bob Graham's final campaign assault against Lawton Chiles cited. [CHILES -predicts Democrat victory.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Murphy, Dennis;
Wallace, Chris

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