ABC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 08, 1984
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(Studio) No. delegates won in yesterday's Wisconsin caucuses by Gary Hart, Walter Mondale and Jesse Jackson noted; number delegates at stake in Tuesday's Pennsylvania primary mentioned. Latest ABC "News-Washington Post" poll results outlined on screen, discussed.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
(Middletown, Pennsylvania) Mondale's Pennsylvania campaign examined; films shown. His popularity in region due to past support for legislature which saved Wheeling-Pittsburgh steel plant noted; Hart mentioned opposing bill. [MONDALE - promises not to reopen Three Mile Island nuclear power plant if elected.]
REPORTER: Brit Hume
(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) Hart's Pennsylvania efforts featured; films shown. [HART - criticizes Mondale's failures against Ronald Reagan; refers to not jumping when AFL-CIO "jerks his chain."] Hart's Pennsylvania campaign theme, reflected in local TV commercial, discussed.
REPORTER: Steve Shepard
(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) Jesse Jackson's Pennsylvania campaign examined. [Reverend Leon SULLIVAN - endorses Jackson.] (Video quality temporarily poor, blurry). His efforts to counter fallout from Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan's remarks about "Washington Post" reporter Milton Coleman, who broke story of Jackson's anti-Semitic reference to Jews. [Courtesy NBC, JACKSON - feels discussing issue now is harassment of him.]
REPORTER: Kenneth Walker