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1984 Vote / Texas Primary, Senate Race #89705

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 29, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Fort Worth, Texas) Importance of Senate race here for John Tower's seat examined; films shown. [TOWER - announces resignation.] Bob Krueger's near defeat of Tower in last race recalled. [KRUEGER - quotes William Shakespeare.] Democrat cands. Lloyd Doggett, Kent Hance described. [HANCE - believes being Texan and thinking like Texan qualifies him for Senator] Phil Gramm's threat to Senator cands. considered; television commercial featuring Reagan praising Gramm shown. [GRAMM - notes his campaign's primary problem.] Republican contender Rob Mosbacher profiled. [HANCE, Harley SCHLANGER - debate illegal aliens, Paul Volcker.] Econs. involved in state's congress race outlined.
REPORTER: Rita Flynn

(Studio) Upcoming primaries for president cands. noted.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Memphis, Tennessee) Walter Mondale's diplomacy dilemma when given various gifts by supporters examined; films shown. [MONDALE - comments on hot air balloon miniature.] His plan for gift disposal described. [MONDALE - jokes about his recent donning of cowboy hat.]

(Studio) Upcoming item announced.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

Flynn, Rita;
Hume, Brit;
Jarriel, Tom

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