ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 14, 1983
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(Studio) United Mine Workers reported endorsing Walter Mondale; earlier endorsement of AFL-CIO recalled.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(Des Moines, Iowa) Significance of AFL-CIO's early endorsement of Mondale explained; importance of labor's alliance with Mondale in upcoming Iowa caucus examined. [Iowa Mondale labor coordinator Will ROBINSON - explains org. movement here.] Govt. workers, communication and auto workers noted organization for Mondale as well; details given. [AFL-CIO political director John PERKINS - encourages Iowa members to work for Mondale.] Fundraising efforts of various unions described, shown. [Iowa Mondale campaign spokesperson Peter SLONE - considers significance of undertaking.] [Iowa Glenn campaign spokesperson Jerry VENTO - equates special interest support of Mondale with NCPAC and right-wing orgs.' support for Reagan campaign]
REPORTER: Sander Vanocur
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