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1984 Vote / Glenn Withdrawal #89027

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 16, 1984
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(Studio) John Glenn's withdrawal from presidential race reported [GLENN - announces decision.]
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) Apparent problems found insurmountable by Glenn's campaign examined; negative impact of his career as astronaut considered. [GLENN - acknowledges poor delivery style.] His campaign debt mentioned. [GLENN - would consider Vice President slot if important.] His praise of wife Annie's success in overcoming handicap noted.
REPORTER: Lynn Sherr

(Studio) No. delegates at stake in upcoming Illinois primary and today's campaign activities there of both Gary Hart and Walter Mondale discussed; number delegates at stake in Saturday primaries and caucuses in South and Michigan noted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Detroit, Michigan) Mondale's reliance on organized labor to win Michigan caucus and problems he faces with rank-and-file's support of Hart examined. [WORKERS - support Hart, President Reagan.] [UAW spokesperson Franklin GARRISON - recalls Hart's opposition to Chrysler loan guarantees.] Importance of organization in Michigan caucuses explained. [Lou MILLER - feels Mondale representatives major concern of blacks rather than Jesse Jackson.] [Union steward Chuck HARPER - feels Mondale is dead horse.]
REPORTER: Ron Miller

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Miller, Ron;
Sherr, Lynn
Duration:
00:05:40

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