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1984 Vote / Democratic Convention #90778

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 16, 1984
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(5) Opening of Democratic Convention noted; films shown. Walter Mondale, Geraldine Ferraro, Gary Hart, Jesse Jackson mentioned in town.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(San Francisco, California) Mondale's aborted ouster of Democratic party chairperson Charles Manatt and naming of Bert Lance to manage his campaign examined. [MONDALE - acknowledges handling situation poorly.] Mondale-Ferraro's joint appearance at fundraiser examined. [MONDALE - praises Ferraro.] [FERRARO - jokes about Mondale's phone call offering her Vice President post.] Controversy over her recent remark about President Reagan discussed. [Friday, FERRARO - believes President's discriminatory and harmful policies illustrate hypocrisy in his claim of being "good Christian."] [REAGAN - responds.]

(Studio) Contd. efforts of Hart supporters to sway convention noted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(San Francisco, California) Hart's campaign here examined; films shown. [HART - solicits help at convention and to win presidential election; praises Ferraro as his potential Vice President; anticipates movement at conv.]
REPORTER: Steve Shepard

(San Francisco, California) Jackson's response to procession of Mondale aides and officials to his headquarters noted. [JACKSON - is speechless; explains purpose of mtgs.] [Mondale AIDE - cites need for open communication.] Jackson's stance on various issues pushed for inclusion in party platform listed; possible absorption of Jackson aides into Mondale campaign described.
REPORTER: Kenneth Walker

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

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