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1984 Vote / Youth Vote #87624

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 01, 1984
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(Studio) Historical support of Democratic party by younger voters noted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) Extent of youth support for Ronald Reagan rather than Walter Mondale examined; films shown. Berkeley cited as example [Georgia ARCHER, Jim AUERBACH - think economy is determining factor.] Current generation's emotional distance from Vietnam, Watergate, Richard Nixon and Lyndon Johnson, and role played by Iranian hostage situation and invasion of Grenada in shaping their political perceptions considered. [Susan MILLER, John JANSSEN - note young voters only know Carter-Mondale and Reagan admins.] [Pol. scientist Nelson POLSBY - thinks young voters reflect nation's attitude in general] [Steve DEVERIAN, John FLYNN, Reagan SUPPORTER - acknowledge conservatism of youth; consider reasons.]
REPORTER: Jim Wooten

Jennings, Peter;
Wooten, Jim

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