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Iowa / Democratic Caucus #81753

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 20, 1983
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(Studio) Iowa Democrats reported defying Democratic national committee with regard to date for state caucus.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Des Moines, Iowa) Role of Iowa Democrat caucus in campaign discussed. [Iowa Democratic chairperson David NAGLE - explains early caucus decision.] Background to Iowa's decision, beginning with decisions by New Hampshire and Vermont, explained. [Iowa Democratic official Riley GRIMES - believes early caucus is significant.] [Democratic National Committee spokesperson Nancy PELOSI - fears early Iowa delegates won't be seated at national convention.] [New Hampshire Democrat chairperson George BRUNO - responds.] Democratic candidates' stance on Iowa and New Hampshire battle with national party noted.
REPORTER: Chris Bury

Bury, Chris;
Donaldson, Sam

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