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1984 Vote / Debate, Commentary #87589

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 08, 1984
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(Studio) "Newsweek, United States of America Today" polls of last night's debate between Walter Mondale and President Reagan summarized.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) ABC News survey of debate viewers examined; details outlined on screen, discussed.
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

(DC) Debate's effect on Reagan supporters discussed. [David GERGEN - assesses President's performance.] [Jerry FALWELL - doesn't think either candidate lost debate, though Reagan didn't win.] [GERGEN - conts. analysis.] [Last night, REAGAN - attacks Carter-Mondale economy record.] [Consultant Robert SQUIER - believes Mondale handled President successfully.] [Consultant Tony SCHWARTZ - thinks President looked and sounded nervous.]
REPORTER: Jim Wooten

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) Commentary concerns last night's debate.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings, George Will

(Studio) Barbara Bush's defense of her's and husband's wealth, using implied obscenity in referring to Geraldine Ferraro, reported, discussed; Barbara Bush's later apology to Ferraro noted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Jennings, Peter;
Serafin, Barry;
Will, George;
Wooten, Jim

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