ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 02, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(Los Angeles, California) Geraldine Ferraro's final campaign appearances featured; films shown. [FERRARO - courts women voters.] Response to Ferraro of women described, discussed. [FERRARO - denies her candidacy is pure symbolism; elaborates.] Her appearance this week on "Donahue" show noted. [Courtesy Multi Media Entertainment, FERRARO - feels her debate with George Bush was significant for all women.] Poll findings on women's vote vis-a-vis Mondale and Reagan outlined, discussed. [FERRARO - believes women's vote will come through.] Issues possibly affecting women's vote considered. [Deputy campaign manager Pam FLEISCHAKER - thinks women will turn out for election day.] [FERRARO - notes voters will decide President, not Vice President]
REPORTER: Lynn Sherr
(No location given) Bush's campaign, affected by well-publicized gaffs, reviewed; films shown. Awkward moments in Bush's campaign discussed. [BUSH - hunts for correct dictionary; reacts angrily to reporter's query about his disagreement with Reagan on abortion issue.] Possible adverse affect on his pol. future of his comments considered; "Doonesbury" comic strip and editorial endorsing Mondale quoted comparing Bush with Cliff Barnes. [BUSH - dismisses columnists.] Probability that Bush will seek Republican nomination in 1988 noted.
REPORTER: Carole Simpson