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1984 Vote / Reagan #87408

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 23, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Seattle, WA) Problems encountered by President Reagan during his campaign swing through northw. today, include falling down while boarding plane and large Mondale-Ferraro demonstrations in Portland, OR, examined; films shown. [REAGAN - jokes about hecklers.] His later appearance in Seattle, WA, noted also include Mondale-Ferraro demonstrations. [REAGAN - attacks Mondale's voting record compared to those of late Henry Jackson and George McGovern.]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Ypsilanti, Michigan) Mondale campaign appearances in Ohio featured; films shown. [MONDALE - acknowledges steel region's economy depression; promises restoration of area; criticizes Reagan's exploitation of memories of John F. Kennedy, Hubert Humphrey.] Mondale noted later reading letter written Richard Nixon by Reagan likening Kennedy's ideas to Marx and Hitler. [MONDALE - defs. Kennedy.]

Donaldson, Sam;
Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter

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