ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 16, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(San Francisco, California) Extent of media presence at Democratic Convention here examined; films shown. Scenes from 1956 conv., courtesy NBC, 1968 convention shown. [David BRINKLEY - explains importance of media to pols.] [NBC News spokesperson Reuven FRANK - anticipates media eventually being paid to attend.] Extent of total conv. in 1976 and 1980 recalled; anticipated coverage this year compared. [Democratic national committee spokesperson Ann LEWIS - feels convs. deserve fuller coverage.] Econs. involved in broadcasting convs. and public response considered.
REPORTER: Charles Gibson
(Studio) Democrat-Republican differences discussed; problems facing Democratic party considered.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
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