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1984 Vote / Democrats and Republicans #90969

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 29, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Arden Hills, Minnesota) [Walter MONDALE - comments on Reagan administration's secret plans to increase taxes after election; comments on upcoming south campaign swing with Geraldine Ferraro.] Significance of Mondale-Ferraro campaign in South, following recent foray there by Ronald Reagan and George Bush, explained.
REPORTER: Steve Shepard

(DC) [FERRARO - responds to Jesse Jackson's criticism of her campaign staff.] Ferraro shown with tennis player Martina Navratilova; her later mtgs. with advisers such as Representative Thomas Downey and aide Madelyn Allbright to prepare for campaign examined. Films shown.
REPORTER: Michael Connor

(Studio) Senator Lloyd Bentsen's assessment of Mondale-Ferraro ticket's standing in Texas at present against Reagan reported; details given.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(DC) Republican commercial attack on Congress featured; ad starring Reagan criticizing Congress Democrats shown. [Representative Thomas P. O'NEILL - considers Reagan lying to public.] Possibility that equal access law allowing religious groups to use public school facilities will be passed noted; status in House and Senator of prayer amendment and other controversial bills supported by President listed, discussed. Recent moves in Congress concerning Reagan's appointed of former EPA admin. Anne Burford to environmental cmsn and Social Security cost-of-living increase recalled.
REPORTER: Ann Compton

Compton, Ann;
Connor, Michael;
Donaldson, Sam;
Shepard, Steve

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