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1984 Vote / Final Campaigns #87622

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 01, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Rochester, New York) President Reagan's final campaign swing featured; films shown. His support of one-time John Birch Society member and Boston Congressional candidate Ray Shamie noted. [REAGAN - comments on Mondale/Ferraro supporters' heckling.] Massachusetts protesters' criticism of Reagan's letter comparing John Kennedy to Marx and Hitler noted. [REAGAN - challenges hecklers; warns supporters against voting apathy.]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(NYC) Walter Mondale's last campaign surge examined; films shown. Major turnout in New York City for Mondale and Geraldine Ferraro noted. [MONDALE - praises crowd.] Crowd's size compared to that for John Kennedy's 1960 appearance. Ferraro's motorcade mentioned held up to let Vice President George Bush's pass; films shown. [MONDALE - responds to Reagan's claim that he's soft on anti-Semitism.] Implications of Mondale's appearance before Jewish senior citizens considered.

Donaldson, Sam;
Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter

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