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1984 Vote / Maine Caucuses #89265

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 04, 1984
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(Studio) Showing of Walter Mondale, Gary Hart and others so far in today's ME caucuses listed on screen; importance of caucuses for Hart and Mondale noted.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Portland, ME) campaign. efforts of Hart and Mondale here examined; films shown. [Mondale campaign manager Bob BECKEL - encourages campaign workers.] [Hart campaign coordinator Ron BRIGGS - claims his candidate represents the future while Mondale reflects the past.]
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

(Studio) Incr. significance of Maine caucuses following outcome of New Hampshire primary explained.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Portland, ME) Mondale's campaign since New Hampshire debacle examined. [MONDALE - seeks support; claims race is undetermined.] [Courtesy "This Wk.", MONDALE - criticizes Hart's proposal for fee on imported oil.] Mondale's organization advantage in Maine and role of aide Joe Trippi noted; Governor Joseph Brennan's and AFL-CIO's support mentioned.

(DC) Hart's campaign featured. [Courtesy "This Wk.", HART - predicts success in ME; comments on Mondale's negative campaigning, considers Mondale's campaign an act of desperation; claims he represents the future.] Hart, Jesse Jackson, George McGovern and Mondale mentioned all appearing together at Massachusetts Democrat function tonight.
REPORTER: Steve Shepard

(Studio) Upcoming Vermont primary and Wyoming vote said conceded to Hart; number delegates at stake on March 13th primaries discussed. Mondale and Hart quoted.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Donaldson, Sam;
Hume, Brit;
Serafin, Barry;
Shepard, Steve

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