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1984 Vote / South Campaigns #89315

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 07, 1984
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(Studio) Gary Hart, despite recent political victories, said not yet claiming front runner status over Walter Mondale. [Representative Thomas O'NEILL - believes Hart is front runner; notes hurdles faced by Mondale.]
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Atlanta, Georgia) Hart's south campaign efforts today examined; films shown. [HART - responds to Mondale's criticism of his civil rights record; mentions Rosa Parks; comments on Mondale's attacks on his arms control, human rights, sensitivity issues.] Hart commercial shown. "Miami News" endorsement of Hart noted.
REPORTER: Steve Shepard

(Montgomery, Alabama) Mondale's south campaign activities featured; films shown. [Martin Luther KING, Senior - endorses Mondale.] Mondale's later stops at historic civil rights site and at George Wallace's office noted. [WALLACE - feels kindly about Mondale.] [MONDALE - attacks Hart's emphasis on "new ideas."]

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Miami, Florida) Status of John Glenn's campaign examined; films shown. [GLENN - believes he's better candidate than the others.] Refocusing of Glenn's campaign on his astronaut career noted illustrated in new television commercial. [GLENN - criticizes Hart's defense policy.]
REPORTER: Lynn Sherr

(Studio) Jesse Jackson mentioned campaigning. in Illinois today; his comment on Coretta Scott King's endorsement of Mondale quoted. Percentage of Vermont vote for Jackson and implications for his continued receipt of federal matching funds noted. Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter;
Shepard, Steve;
Sherr, Lynn

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