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1984 Vote / Connecticut / Democratic Party #89196

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 27, 1984
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(Studio) No. delegates at stake in today's Connecticut primary mentioned; expectations for Gary Hart there noted. Exit poll results so far mentioned.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(NYC) Hart's apparent showing over Walter Mondale and Jesse Jackson so far among specific voter groups examined; details outlined on screen.
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(NBC) Implications of race between Mondale and Hart for traditional Democratic party discussed; role of 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago in bringing about party's current disunity reviewed. Clash at that convention between Senator Abraham Ribicoff and Mayor Richard Daley recalled. [1968, RIBICOFF - decries Gestapo tactics in Chicago.] [Pol. scientist Austin RANNEY - considers symbolism of Ribicoff's break with Daley.] Socioecon. groups generally supporting Hart described. [RANNEY - considers Mondale the "last hurrah" for Democrat coalition; explains.] Film of John Kennedy shown.
REPORTER: Sander Vanocur

(Studio) Jackson's lead so far in Virginia caucus popular vote reported; delegates apparently won by Mondale, Hart and Jackson listed on screen. Senator Edward Kennedy, in "Boston Globe", said refusing draft movement or Vice President nomination. Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

Reporter(s):
Koppel, Ted;
Serafin, Barry;
Vanocur, Sander
Duration:
00:05:50

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