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1984 Vote / Mondale and Vice President #91075

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jul 06, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(Arden Hills, Minnesota) Implications of Walter Mondale's interview of Kentucky Governor Martha Layne Collins as possible running mate examined; films shown. [COLLINS - is confident Mondale will select pro-woman Vice President] His earlier meeting with leading national women leaders recalled. [Kentucky superintendent of public instruction Alice McDONALD - will support Mondale's final decision.] Possibility of Mondale selecting either woman or Gary Hart as running mate said doubtful; his apparent criteria for Vice President outlined on screen, discussed. possible impact of Representative Geraldine Ferraro's comment on Vice President selection process that hurt her chances cited. [FERRARO - claims Mondale is examining political benefits of each. cand.] [MONDALE - expresses different approach.] Mondale said feeling that Hart's campaign blunders helped him win race. [HART - denies Mondale's Vice President search is "pandering."]

Hume, Brit;
Koppel, Ted

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