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1984 Vote / Vermont Primary / Southern Campaigns #89297

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 06, 1984
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(Studio) Gary Hart reported apparently winning Vermont presidential preference primary over Walter Mondale; details given. Mondale noted conceding New England to Hart; south campaign sites of Hart, Mondale and John Glenn today listed. Hart's criticism of Mondale and President Reagan in Atlanta speech today noted. [HART - claims nation's leaders have passed their prime.]
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Orlando, Florida) Importance of South to Mondale and his current campaign there examined; films shown. [MONDALE - won't change appearance; states his campaign platform; accuses Hart of taking academic textbook approach to trade issue.] [Representative James WRIGHT - endorses Mondale.]

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Atlanta, Georgia) Jesse Jackson's south campaign examined; films shown. [JACKSON - notes his south heritage, civil rights involvement; accuses Hart, Mondale of lack of south roots.] Poor turnouts for Jackson's south rallies noted, shown. [Georgia Democratic party chairperson Bert LANCE - believes Jackson's anti-Semitic remarks have affected support for his campaign] Jackson's chances in Florida, Georgia and Alabama primaries discussed.
REPORTER: Kenneth Walker

(Studio) Jimmy Carter's assessment of election year pols. outlined.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter;
Walker, Kenneth.

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