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1984 Vote / Debate, Fairness Issue #87208

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 10, 1984
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(Studio) Initial viewer poll after Sunday's Mondale-Reagan debate recalled.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) Latest ABC "News-Washington Post" survey of debate viewers and implications for both cands. detailed; statistics outlined on screen.
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

(Studio) Governor Mario Cuomo's reference to fairness issue during Democrat conv. recalled.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Grand Rapids, Michigan) [September, REAGAN - praises Grand Rapids, Michigan.] Econ. fairness as issue in campaign examined. [Sunday, REAGAN - thinks most agree they're better off than 4 years ago.] [Gene SILVERI - agrees; explains.] [Sunday, MONDALE - believes only wealthy are better off.] [Dan PUPEL - agrees; explains.] Urban Institution's findings on current economy status of wealthy, middle class and poor as compared to 1980 outlined on screen; United States Conf. of Mayors survey on incrd. number poor mentioned. [Mayor James McNULTY - cites cities' inability to cope with survival necessities of the poor.] Focus of Mondale's fairness issue considered. [PUPEL - feels any President has to share blame.] [Sheila PUPEL - thinks society is responsible for caring for the poor.] [Mary Lou SILVERI - supports Reaganomics.] Reagan campaign commercials said catering to the self-int. in humans; ads shown.
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld

Jennings, Peter;
Serafin, Barry;
Threlkeld, Richard

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