ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 05, 1984
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(Studio) Gary Hart's recent upset of Walter Mondale in New Hampshire primary recalled.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(Boston, Massachusetts) Hart's continued campaign efforts in anticipation of March 13th primaries in North E. and South examined; films shown. [Sheila GUSTAFSON - praises Democrats' independence and Hart's efforts.] [HART - is optimistic.] Factors in Massachusetts's voting history that possibly favor Hart on March 13 outlined; Massachusetts's support of George McGovern in 1972 recalled. Hart's chances in south primaries discussed. [Press secretary Kathy BUSHKIN - believes Hart will be effective in S.]
REPORTER: Steve Shepard
(Boston, Massachusetts) Mondale's campaign efforts in Massachusetts examined; films shown. [Courtesy "Good Morning America", MONDALE - explains decision to appear on morning news shows for 1st time in campaign] Problems faced by his campaign considered. [MONDALE - jokes about experience; claims actual race is now on.]
REPORTER: Brit Hume
(Studio) Amts. spent by Hart and Mondale in yesterday's Maine caucuses, won by Hart, discussed.
(Portland, ME) [Hart SUPPORTERS - react to Mondale's television plea for votes.] [Hart Maine coordinator Ron BRIGGS - praises Hart.] [Mondale campaign manager Robert BECKEL - acknowledges Hart's success is testing Mondale's campaign] Role of young Democrats in Hart's campaign discussed. [Machinists Union spokesperson Roger HARE - attributes Hart's victory to youth.] [Hart field director Kevin SULLIVAN - claims younger generation wants to be involved.] [BECKEL - dismisses long-range importance of Hart's youthful coalition.]
REPORTER: Barry Serafin
(Studio) VT's presidential preference tomorrow discussed. Percentage of votes in VT which Jesse Jackson must win to retain his Federal Election Commission funds noted. Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
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